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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)

December 5, 2022 5:30 am

Russia to Gays: Shut Up and Disappear

With anti-LGBT law, Putin wants to distract from Ukraine.
Cathy Young
December 1, 2022 5:30 am

The Holodomor, 90 Years Later

Stalin’s terror famine in Ukraine—long denied by the Soviets and their Western sympathizers—has taken on a renewed relevance in 2022.
Cathy Young
November 28, 2022 5:05 am

Assessing #MeToo, Five Years On

The crimes. The culture. The questionable cases.
Cathy Young
November 17, 2022 5:30 am

New Depths of Russian Insanity as Putin’s Ukraine Debacle Continues

The absurd, the desperate, and the just plain sick.
Cathy Young
November 14, 2022 5:30 am

Blame All the Single Ladies

Some pundits on the right have decided that unmarried women are at fault for the GOP’s electoral dysfunction.
Cathy Young
November 11, 2022 4:01 pm

The Liberation of Kherson

And what the midterm elections portend for U.S. support of Ukraine.
Cathy Young
November 2, 2022 5:30 am

Bernard-Henri Lévy and the Heroes of Ukraine

The French intellectual’s new film puts the war in the context of Western history.
Cathy Young
October 27, 2022 5:30 am

Russians Accuse Ukraine of Nazism—But Look at How Russian Propagandists Talk

The gruesome rhetoric of Putin’s talking heads.
Cathy Young
October 25, 2022 5:30 am

No, ‘Russiagate’ Wasn’t the Hoax That Team Trump Claims It Was

It looks like John Durham’s investigation is going out with a whimper.
Cathy Young