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A San Francisco editor and publisher of an online publication that regularly criticizes the lawsuit against Chevron for oil contamination in the Ecuadorian rainforest also works for Chevron's public relations firm, Don Solem & Associates.
Word of the Day
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.