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Cathy Young

Cathy Young is a writer at The Bulwark. She is also 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)

April 8, 2024 2:42 am

From Intellectual Dark Web to Crank Central

Was the loose-knit band of rebels always destined to go fringe?
Cathy Young
April 5, 2024 1:33 am

False Trails and Bizarre Lies After Russian Terror Attack

Blaming Ukraine, blaming America, blaming ... brain implants?
Cathy Young
April 1, 2024 4:42 am

The Right Invents a Biden ‘War on Easter’

But leaves the Donald Trump-sized log in its own eye.
Cathy Young
March 26, 2024 2:45 am

The Kremlin Fumbles a Terror Attack … and Tries to Blame Ukraine

First, a horrific massacre. Then the lies.
Cathy Young
March 19, 2024 12:13 am

A Fake Vote for Putin, a Win for the Protesters

Navalny write-ins, a dead grasshopper, and other scenes from a sham election.
Cathy Young
March 15, 2024 1:42 am

Banned at ‘Guernica’

The progressive literary magazine sees a staff revolt and retracts an essay on empathy and complexity in Israel/Gaza.
Cathy Young
March 11, 2024 3:18 am

Whiffed Attempt to Claim Moderate Mantle for Trump

No, his views are not those held by liberal Democrats in the 1990s.
Cathy Young
March 6, 2024 2:40 am

Was Navalny Killed for Trolling Putin’s Rigged Election?

And other questions still swirling while a defiant funeral gives Russia’s liberal opposition new hope.
Cathy Young
February 29, 2024 3:26 am

Putin’s Recycled Rationalizations

After two years of war in Ukraine, the Kremlin’s talking points are looking worse for the wear.
Cathy Young
February 26, 2024 4:10 am

A Clear-Eyed Look at the Ukraine War as It Enters Its Third Year

Russia has succeeded only in building what one critic calls a “castle of sand and shit.”
Cathy Young