Cathy Young

Cathy Young is a columnist for Newsday, a contributing editor to Reason, and an associate editor at ArcDigital.


Articles by Cathy Young

April 4, 2020 5:30 am

The Media Is Not the Problem with COVID-19

Thousands of Americans are dying. And some conservatives are blaming a favorite scapegoat.
Cathy Young
February 9, 2020 5:45 am

The Fight Over the 1619 Project

Slavery was America’s original sin. The 1619 Project’s attempt to recast it as America’s foundation rests on bad history and misrepresented facts.
Cathy Young
November 11, 2019 5:44 am

The Trials of Vladimir Bukovsky

The great anti-Communist dissident, who died late last month, fought to hold the Soviet regime accountable.
Cathy Young
September 20, 2019 12:50 pm

How Did the Democrats Step on This Rake? Again?

Anger over the rightward shift of the Supreme Court and the misguided “Believe Women” campaign are a combustible mixture.
Cathy Young
August 14, 2019 4:52 am

Standing Up to the Moral Outrage Industry

What we can learn from how Yale handled Sarah Braasch and the “napping while black” incident.
Cathy Young
July 9, 2019 4:41 am

The Very Real Dangers of “Speech Equals Violence”

The assault on Andy Ngo shows we've reached a very bad place.
Cathy Young
June 24, 2019 4:36 am

The Problem With “When They See Us”

The prosecution of the Central Park Five was a terrible injustice. But viewing it through a lens of “wokeness” distorts reality.
Cathy Young
April 19, 2019 4:23 am

Rise of the Notre Dame Truthers

The tragic fire brought out the worst in the political fringes.
Cathy Young
March 11, 2019 4:49 am

Socialism Chic

It's back. And it's worse than ever.
Cathy Young
March 1, 2019 4:33 am

Hate Crime Hoaxes Are Real. But So Are Hate Crimes.

America is too big, too populous, and too diverse for hate-related violence to be an either-or situation.
Cathy Young