Episode 71: Cathy Young

Cathy Young joins me to talk about free speech, injustice taking place in left-leaning social justice circles, authoritarianism on the right, civility, and responsible use of social media.

We also discuss political divisions, the danger of identity politics, and the intellectual dark web. She also questions popular movements including feminism and Black Lives Matter highlighting many flaws where activism and ideology go wrong.

Cathy Young — author and public speaker — is a columnist for Newsday and contributing editor for Reason and ArcDigital as well as a contibutor to The Jewish Daily Forward.

Young was also a regular op-ed columnist for the Boston Globe from 2000 to 2007. From 1993 to 1999, she was a weekly columnist for the Detroit News. Her columns, book reviews, and feature articles have appeared in many publications including New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily Beast, Time.com, The New York Observer, The American Spectator, Salon, National Review, and The New Republic.

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