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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

A year has passed since Putin declared war on Ukraine. Has anything changed?

Natalie Comerford, News Reporter March 9, 2023

It has been over a year since what President Volodymr Zelenskyy referred to as Ukraine’s “longest day": Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022.  Since then, the largest conflict in Europe...

Beyond the Bubble: Russia continues wartime escalation in Ukraine

Sara Marshall, News Editor September 29, 2022

It has been more than seven months since Russia began their invasion of Ukraine. In that time, 5,916 Ukrainian civilians have been killed and 8,616 injured.  According to the latest estimate from the...

The imbalance of media coverage in times of war

Alanna Sherman , Columnist April 14, 2022

Content Warning: War, poverty, racial and gender-based violence  Since the start of the year, Ukraine has consistently experienced violent invasions and attacks, severely harming the country and killing...

Military is a crucial area for social and environmental progress

Alex Brott February 24, 2011
Although liberals lament the size of the defense budget and assertive U.S. foreign policy, the military has important potential to promote social and environmental change that should not be overlooked.

War has become business

Heather Nichols-Haining April 8, 2010

The U.S. military is privatizing at an alarming rate. Thousands of troops are now employed by companies such as Blackwater and while many hoped that Obama would decrease this corporate-socialism at least...

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