Irina Eremia Bragin is a writer and head of the English Department at Touro College Los Angeles. She is the author of “Subterranean Towers: A Father-Daughter Story.” Follow her on Twitter @bragin_irina
Irina Eremia Bragin
By Irina Eremia Bragin
I Survived A Totalitarian Regime. ‘Believe All Women’ Is A Recipe For Disaster
I was six- years-old, growing up in Bucharest, Romania, when I was denounced as a public menace. Mariana, who lived next door, was the first to jump on the bandwagon. Her parents were communist party officials. Until that moment, I didn’t know why we were hiding at my grandparents’ house and everyone spoke in whispers,…
How Hillary’s Speech Patterns Reveal Biggest Advantage Over Bernie
Hillary Clinton is the most thoughtful candidate, the most “talkative,” “optimistic” and “positive.” That’s according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal — a newspaper that is not exactly a fan of Clinton. Offering a textual analysis of the article concluded that Clinton’s language “indicated more cognitive processing, rather than self-certainty, a signal…
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