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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

In the Mood for American

Ari Appel November 2, 2014

What is American cuisine? Hamburgers, apple pie and barbecue are distinctly American. But many other foods that Americans eat, we do not call American. Pizza, for example, is Italian, despite being widely...

Illustration: Emily Johnson

Environmental degredation replaces classic imperialism

Sam Chapman May 3, 2012
Today's levels of environmental degradation bears much in common with 18th and 19th century imperialism. Here in the 21st century, we are once again making a purchase with a whole swath of civilization as its externality.
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