Government

A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state. In the case of its broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislature, executive, and judiciary. Government is a means by which organizational policies are enforced, as well as a mechanism for determining policy. In many countries, the government has a kind of constitution, a statement of its governing principles and philosophy. While all types of organizations have governance, the term government is often used more specifically to refer to the approximately 200 independent national governments and subsidiary organizations. The major types of political systems in the modern era are democracies, monarchies, and authoritarian and totalitarian regimes. Historically prevalent forms of government include monarchy, aristocracy, timocracy, oligarchy, democracy, theocracy, and tyranny. These forms are not always mutually exclusive, and mixed governments are common.

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The US government is suing Google – again

Government Researchers Aim for Better--And Cheaper--Batteries

Canadian government to establish commercial launch licensing regulations

A U.S. judge lectures the government on how academic research works

US government logs more than 500 UFO reports with hundreds unexplained

US government lab is using GPT-3 to analyse research papers

"800 Starlink devices are in Iran official says" - (Iranian government recently "shut off access to the internet and the outside world")

SpaceX launches "Starshield" service for government customers - a derivative of Starlink

U.S. Embassies Face Growing Risk from Climate Change, Government Watchdog Says

"NASA shared findings from an investigation into the historical role of former NASA Administrator James Webb, after whom its flagship infrared observatory is named. The report found no evidence that Webb was either a leader or proponent of firing government employees for their sexual orientation."

Scientists and government representatives meeting at a conference in France voted on Friday to scrap leap seconds by 2035, the organization responsible for global timekeeping said

Research spending could be lone bright spot for U.S. science after election sets up divided government

Climate Impacts Threaten Nearly Every Aspect of Life in U.S., Government Report Says

U.S. Government Decides Against Adding Great Hammerhead Shark To Endangered Species List

Documents obtained from the British Government revealed that 16 million Nigerians and 25% of its GDP are under 1-in-100 year flood threats

Lab Manipulations of Covid Virus Fall Under Murky Government Rules

Fights between U.S. States and the National Government Are Endangering Public Health

Why Does the Government Invest in Clean Energy Innovation?

Government Scientists: COVID-19 Rebound Not Caused by Impaired Immune Response

UK needs bigger role for science in government, says chief scientist