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2008-07-07 12:00:25

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Colin Finan of Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4321, colin.finan@wilsoncenter.org Federal Research Programs Must Be Realigned to Meet the Environmental and Economic Challenges of the Future WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an article recently published in the journal Science, a group of former senior federal officials call for the establishment of an independent Earth Systems Science Agency (ESSA) to meet the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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