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2013-11-26 23:03:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013. London (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013 Summary “North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2013” is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region. The report...

Mississippi Votes Against Personhood Amendment
2011-11-09 13:34:04

Voters in Mississippi decided against making abortion illegal in the state on Tuesday, making a statement that a fertilized egg is not a person. The "personhood" proposal (http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112416100/debate-over-personhood-amendment-heating-up/index.html) was intended to prompt a legal challenge aimed at overturning Roe v. Wade, which was the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a legal right to abortion. Personhood USA pushed the measured in Mississippi, and...

2011-03-23 16:02:08

New study links quality of life to active participation in direct democracy US citizens who have a high quality of life are more engaged in the direct democracy process, according to Ryan Yonk from Utah State University and Professor Shauna Reilly from Northern Kentucky University in the US. Their study, looking at the effects of quality of life on voter participation in direct democracy elections, demonstrates that quality of life is a strong predictor of voter turnout. However,...

2011-02-01 04:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Interpret, a leading entertainment, media and technology market research firm, today announced that Mediabrands firms Initiative and UM have joined a growing list of subscribers to its New Media Measure(TM) syndicated study. (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/LA39769LOGO) New Media Measure(TM) is Interpret LLC's proprietary, quarterly survey of media behaviors, attitudes and product consumption. Designed to keep pace with...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.