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Cathy Young

Cathy Young is a writer at The Bulwark. She is also a cultural studies fellow at the Cato Institute, a columnist for Newsday, and a contributing editor to Reason.

Previously, she was an associate editor at ArcDigital and a columnist for the Boston Globe, the Detroit News, and RealClearPolitics. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Week, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, Quillette, the New Republic, and elsewhere.

Young, who was born in Moscow and came to the United States with her family in 1980, is the author of two books: Ceasefire!: Why Women and Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality (Free Press, 1999) and Growing Up in Moscow: Memories of a Soviet Girlhood (Ticknor & Fields, 1989)

She has a B.A. in English from Rutgers University.

Twitter: @CathyYoung63.


Articles by Cathy Young (page 1)

June 26, 2022 10:12 am

What Comes After the Overturning of Roe?

Plus: How I lost a Russia-Ukraine debate.
Cathy Young
June 22, 2022 5:30 am

About That ‘National Conservatism’ Statement

The troubling implications of the new NatCon manifesto.
Cathy Young
June 19, 2022 10:01 am

Has the Tide Really Turned in Ukraine?

Plus: It's all about the gays
Cathy Young
June 13, 2022 5:30 am

Do Ohio Republicans Really Want to Use Genital Exams to Ban Trans Athletes?

The difficulties and the distortions of the fight over trans sports.
Cathy Young
June 12, 2022 12:11 pm

Department of Whataboutery

Plus: the Kavanaugh plot
Cathy Young
June 6, 2022 5:30 am

The Long History of Glenn Greenwald’s Kissing Up to the Kremlin

In his world, it seems America can do nothing right and Vladimir Putin can do nothing wrong.
Cathy Young
June 5, 2022 12:00 pm

Has the Tide Turned in Ukraine?

Plus: the Libertarians get Trumped.
Cathy Young
May 29, 2022 10:22 am

Can We Stop Mass Shootings?

Plus: The Heard vs. Depp Battle Royale
Cathy Young
May 27, 2022 8:06 am

Moliere, for Love and Laughter

Was the great French comedian—several of whose translated plays are collected in a new Library of America set—a proto-feminist?
Cathy Young
May 25, 2022 5:30 am

Heroes of Mariupol or Neo-Nazi Menace?

The messy history of Ukraine’s Azov Regiment.
Cathy Young