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SILVER SPRING, Maryland--Bread for the World, the 44,000-member Christian anti-hunger movement that lobbies for hunger policy changes, has released its "Hunger 1999" report. Subtitled sub·ti·tle  
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1. A secondary, usually explanatory title, as of a literary work.

2. A printed translation of the dialogue of a foreign-language film shown at the bottom of the screen.

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 "Hunger in a Global Economy," it provides extensive information and analysis on the political aspects of hunger. Among its results, the report notes several positive trends: an increase in life expectancy Life Expectancy

1. The age until which a person is expected to live.

2. The remaining number of years an individual is expected to live, based on IRS issued life expectancy tables.
 and declines in starvation deaths, the number of hungry people in the world, and infant mortality (hardware) infant mortality - It is common lore among hackers (and in the electronics industry at large) that the chances of sudden hardware failure drop off exponentially with a machine's time since first use (that is, until the relatively distant time at which enough mechanical . While hunger still presents terrible problems, "The end of hunger," the report says, "is within reach."

"Hunger 1999" contains chapters on the politics of hunger in the contexts of poor countries, global economics and communications, and public policy. It also describes political strategies to end hunger.

Copies of the report can be obtained from BFW BFW Battle for Wesnoth (computer strategy game)
BFW Bundesverband Freier Immobilien- und Wohnungsunternehmen
BFW Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin
BFW Bread for the World
BFW Birthing From Within (Goleta, CA) 
 at 301-608-2400; www.bread.org.
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