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Caryl Rivers

Caryl Rivers is a nationally known author, journalist, media critic and professor of journalism at Boston University. She is the co author, with Dr. Rosalind Barnett, of The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance is Hurting Women, Men — and Our Economy.

Latest by Caryl Rivers


Ode To The Old Grand Old Party

By Caryl Rivers

Every political pundit from here to Timbuktu says the Republican Party needs to evolve – or else. I agree. But it wasn’t always this way. What happened to conservatism in America?


Beneath The Bondage, Harmful Effects

By Caryl Rivers

Thanks to the likes of Lady Gaga and “Fifty Shades of Grey,” S&M is making a comeback — but at what cost? Caryl Rivers examines the effects.