CATEGORIZATION -

INDEX RESEARCH PAGE

This is an extended version of the eight categories of the Basic Human Dignity Needs Holistic Index, with over 600 sub-categories.

Basic Human Dignity Needs include:



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BASIC HUMAN DIGNITY NEEDS - HOLISTIC INDEX

HEALTH

FAMILIES



Population Issues

Family Planning - Birth Control

Teen Sex - Pregnancies - Single Parent Households

Sex Education - Clinics

Abortion

Women's Issues

Men's Issues

Man - Woman Differences

Homo - Bi - Sexual Issues

Sex

Family Issues - Baby Boomers

Relationships - Love

Relationships - Dependency and Love Communication

Marriage

Divorce - Child Support

Child Health Issues

Children's Suffering the US- Poverty, Homelessness, Health

Children's Perceptions and Creative Needs

Teen Problems

Societies Perception of Children

Products, Safety and Children

Daycare

Foster Care

Safety of Children

Adoption

Government Childcare Bills

Government Programs for Children

Private - Voluntary Children's Programs

Children's Issues International

International Street Children

**ELDERLY ISSUES

Individual Health - Domestic

Health Care - General

Health Risk Assessment

**Health Insurance - Medicaid - Medicare

Minority Health

Traditional - Alternative - Holistic Care

Preventative Medicines - Vaccines

Public Health Services - V.A.

National Health Services - Plans - Policies

1993 Clinton Health Reform Plan

City and State Policies - Ambulance Services

Research and Development - High Tech Computers

Diseases, Viruses, Immune System, Health Ailments, Disease Research

Aids and Other Sexual Diseases

Organ Donation - Transplants, Blood Banks

Rationing Resources - Rejecting Patients - Ethics - Euthanasia - Rejecting Treatment

Hospitals

Doctor's Professionalism - Training. - Volunteering

Nurse Issues

Unnecessary Operations - Negligence - Malpractice - Regulation

Questionable or Fraudulent Research - Products

Medical Bills, Costs - Hospital Finance - Doctor's Salaries

Small and Rural Hospitals - Care

Drug Benefits - Costs - Detriments - Research

Prenatal Care - Birthing - Maternity - C-Sections

Gene Screening - Heredity

Biotechnology - Genetic Engineering

Regulating Biotechnology Disputes

High Tech Baby Making Issues

Fetal Tissue - Body Parts Issues

Handicapped Issues

Alcohol

Beer Industry - Micro Breweries

Smoking - Tobacco

Drug Use Problems

•Drug Use Rates

•Drug Addiction - Causes of Usage - Treatment

•Drug Legalization

•Marijuana Issues

•Drugs and Children

•Drug Availability - Smuggling

•Drugs and Crime in Us

•Crackdown on Drugs

•Drug Sentencing

•Drug Testing

•Community Reaction to Fight Drugs

•Drug Issues Abroad

** INDICATES SECTIONS NEEDING MULTIPLE DIVISIONS

PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH & LEISURE

Behavior Studies

Personality Type

Human Nature

Emotional State - Moods

Psycho Pathology - Depression

Complications - Overloading - Estrangement

Noise

Worries and Fears

Stress and Time Pressures

Genius and Madness

Suicide

Psychological Treatment

Humor and Smiling

Happiness - Contentment

Human Potential - Change

Brain - Mind Studies

Sleep Needs - Disorders - Fatigue Diseases

Dreams

Leisure - Entertainment Industry

Music Articles

Festivals

Arts and Crafts

Vacations, Adventures

International Travel Destinations

US Travel Destinations

National Parks, Membership and Maps

Hiking, Biking, in Mountains

Exercise - Personal Sports

Professional - School Sports

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ENVIRONMENT, WASTE MANAGEMENT, FOOD AND ENERGY



ENVIRONMENT

Antarctica

National Disasters

National, International Ecological Issues

International Pollution Cases

Corporations and Pollution

Indoor Pollution, Household Toxic Products

National Pollution - Government Actions

George W Bush Era

International Conferences

Natural Resource Development Disputes

Environmentalists, Groups

Environmental Education, Research

Environmental Consumer, Home Efforts

International Pollution Awareness

**Tropical Rain Forest, Debt for Nature

National Parks & Monuments

National Forest, Timber Industry

**Greenhouse Effect, Ozone, Air Quality

Preserving Flora and Fauna, Interior Department

Animal Intelligence

Poachers and Illegal Trafficking

Migratory Routes, Wildlife Corridors

Pets

Zoos

Water Issues

WASTE MANAGEMENT

Waste Management - General

Landfills, Dumps

Incinerators, Waste to Energy

Packaging Issues, Trash Composition, Wildlife Danger and Bans

Tire, Diaper Issues

Composting

Sludge, Sewage Issues

Biodegradability

Recycling - General

Recycling Facilities

Recycling State and International Programs

Recycling - Voluntary Community Programs

Recycling Laws

EPA Involvement

Recycling Costs, Profits

Plastics Recycling

Recycling Business Involvement

Waste Management, Recycling Education

**Toxic Waste, EPA



FOOD

General US Farm Issues

World Agriculture Issues - Trade

US Hunger - Food Stamps

World Hunger

Nutrition, Diets, Food Labels

Obesity

Food Safety and Inspections

Food Marketing - Groceries

Home Gardening

Greenhouses

ENERGY

Energy and Utilities

Electro Magnetic Fields (EMFs) & VDTs

Oil Industry

Oil Spills/Waste/Recycling

Nuclear Energy (General)

Nuclear Safety Violations - Cover - Ups and Political Scandals

Nuclear Waste

International Nuclear Power

International Accidents

Natural Gas

Alternative Energy Sources

Biomass

Fusion

Solar Power

Wind Power

Hydroelectric Power/Dams

Energy Availability and Needs

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SECURITIES AND LIBERTIES

Defining Crimes

Crime Rates

Causes of Crime

Federal Crime Bills

Police - Defensive and Security Groups

Police Brutality - Racism

Officer Corruption

Crime Prevention

Death Penalty

Burglary - Building Security

Gun Control Issues

Juveniles in Crime

Juvenile Facilities, Treatment Programs

Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Sex Abuse and Prostitution

Rape

Prostitution

International Children's Abuse

Missing People, Abductions, Abandonments

Prisons and Rehabilitation

Out of Prison Rehabilitation

In Prison Rehabilitation

Woman and Fathers in Prison

Hardened Criminals

Mobs and Gangs

White Collar, Federal Judicial Crimes

Terrorism

Consumer Rights Groups and Laws - Misleading Ads, Scams

Criminal Justice (Theory and History)

Criminal Justice (Division of Power and Responsibilities)

Justice Department

Supreme Court Issues

Federal Courts

State and Local Judicial Affairs

Law Schools

Legal Representation, Lawyers

Lawyer Fees

Due Process - Witnesses and Informants

Justice in the Media

Mirander - Self-Incriminating Issues - Exclusionary Rule - Criminals Rights

Bail, Pre-Trial Detention

Judges - Judicial Process

Plea Bargains - Arbitration

Juries - Witness Protection

Sentencing Guidelines

Insanity Defense

Discrimination, Wrongful Convictions

Representing the Poor

ACLU

Lawyers and DA's Unethical Acts

Court Secrecy - Sealed Findings - Suppression Orders

Court Overload - Costs - Delays - Litigation Explosion

Liability, Court Laws

Punitive Damages

Frivolous Cases

Forfeiture Laws

International Criminal Justice Issues

Reform and the Future

FBI

Kennedy Assassination

**Liberties and Freedoms

** Religion

Privacy

Freedom of Speech - Press

Ethnic History - Outlook

Black Leaders

Hispanic Issues

Ethnic - Racial Urban Issues

Racism - Discrimination

Ethnic Violence - Hate Groups

David Duke

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EDUCATION AND THE MEDIA



THE MEDIA

Media (General)

Media Analysis - Controversies

Media Report (Personal)

Fair Access - Slanted Coverage

Censorship

Media and Minorities, Discrimination

Popular Perception of the Media

Media Profits Vs. Content

News (General)

Muck Racking - Investigative Reporting

Newspapers

TV - Cable News

Television (General)

Media in the Third World

Magazines

Radio

Book Publishing

Advertising

VCRs. and Movies

Polls and Surveys

Information Age

EDUCATION

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Children and Technology

Children and T.V.

Video Games

Education (general)

Children's Needs and Rights/School Guarantees

Instilling Values/Compassionate Goals

National Goals/Democracies Needs

Curriculum

Testing Issues

Literacy/communication skills

Languages

Hard Sciences

Art and Music

Geography and History

Christopher Columbus, Thanksgiving, American Colonization

Religion in Public Schools/Teaching Evolution

Ethnic and Minority Education

Sports, Exercise, and Recess

Extracurricular Activities

Advanced Placement/Gifted Student Programs

Special Education

Career Education

Primary School

Secondary School

Home Schooling

Head Start/Pre-School

Student Home Preparation and Kids Outlook

Parental Involvement

Business Involvement and Support

Scholarships/Rewards

Classroom Size

School Hours/Calendar

Learning Styles/Teaching Techniques

Textbook Issues/Censorship/Banned Books

Computers in School/Computer Learning

Qualitative Comparisons/Shortcomings

Perception of Public Education

Accreditation/Improvements/Reform

Private Schools

Parochial Schools

School Choice-Charter, Magnet, Alternative/Vouchers

School Administration/Management/Bureaucracy

Infrastructure/Safety Issues

School Costs/Budgets

Funding Discrepancies/Per Pupil Expenditures

Federal-State-Local Financing/Control

Food Program/Diet

School Advertisers/Commercialism/Outside Influences

Teacher Issues (General)

Teacher Availability, recruitment, pay

Teacher Qualification, Training, Reviews

Teacher Illegalities/controversial actions

Gender issues

Cheating

School desegregation/discrimination/racism/busing

Truancy/skipping class

School services and "at risk' programs

Behavior issues/discipline

Crime and violence

Expulsions

Drop-out/graduation rates

Students working/jobs outside school

Apprenticeships/volunteer programs

Student exchange/travel programs

International primary and secondary education

Aptitude tests/grading

Higher and Life Long Education, Abroad

Intellectualism - Anti - Intellectualism

College Competitive Status - Improvements - Accreditation

Usefulness of College , Goals, Graduation, Career Choice

Higher Education Needs for the Future

College Curriculum Issues

Teaching Techniques

Professor Shortages

Higher Ed Research Projects

Technology in Higher Ed

Hard Sciences

TV Computer Education

Sports on Campus

Higher Ed Minority Issues

Activism - Political Outlook

Incoming Student Outlooks and Problems

Admissions, Composition

Costs, Lending Issues, Housing

Plagiarism, Cheating

College Violence and Crime

Free Speech on Campus - Criticism

Teaching, Studying Overseas

Overseas Brain Drain

Vocational Training, Apprenticeships

College Work, Internships

Libraries, Literacy

Futurists Info

Great Thinkers

Philosophers

Fascinating Individuals

Interesting Facts

Years in Review

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WORK AND WELFARE

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INDIVIDUAL NEEDS

Work (General)

Education and Work - Job Training

Per Capita Income

Minimum Wage, Cost of Living

Wages, Health Care Benefits Package

Individual Goals, Spending Habits, Savings

Personal Finances

Culture of Greed

Greed for Wealth & Power

Productivity Rates

Job Stress and Pressures

Work at Home - Free-Lance

Work Week Hours

Part-Time - Flexible Shifts

Relocating - Moving

Workplace Safety - Life Worth

Employment Laws, Contracts, Unions

Discrimination, Harassment, Pay Equity

Minority Businesses

Women in the Workforce



COMMUNITY NEEDS



Community Work Needs and Benefits

Work, Maternity and Family

Children Vs. Careers

Entrepreneurship - New Ideas

Venture Capital

Small Business - Local Ownership

**Monitoring Competition, Stealing Technology, Morality and Greed

BUSINESSES

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CHARITY & VOLUNTEER

Charity (General)

Charity Organizations and Programs

Critiquing Charities

College Student Volunteer Programs

National Service

Clinton's National Service Plans

CHURCH & NON-PROFIT

Non - Profit Groups

BANKS/INVESTMENT BUSINESSES

Accounting

Bank Issues

Small - Minority Loans

Credit Cards, Consumer Loans

Bank Troubles, FDIC

International Banking

Savings and Loan Disaster

The Keating Five

Stock Market

Computerized Trading

Insider Trading, Illegalities

Sec Actions

Currency Trading, Futures

INSURANCE

Insurance Industry

Auto Insurance

INDUSTRY & MANUFACTURING

Industry Manufacturing

Steel and Mining Industry

RETAIL & SERVICE

Retail, Service, Niche Businesses

Retail , Malls

Sweepstakes, Contests



MANAGEMENT & MARKETING



Management

Business Growth Goals, Directors

Management Style - Structure

Leadership, Public Speaking

Public Relations, Customer Service

Marketing

Competitiveness

Diversification

INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY

Technology

Technology Policies - Planning

Industry Competitiveness - High Tech Issues

New Technology

Computers - General

EDI, Fax, Videophones, Desktops - Telecommunication

TCI - Bell Merger 1993

Supercomputers, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Computers and Health

Computer Crimes

Computer Benefits - Convenience Dependence, Failures

International Computer Issues

HDTV

Chip Production - Semi Conductors

Super Conductivity

CORPORATIONS

Franchising - Chains

The Super Rich, CEOs

MULTI-NATIONALS



Large Corporations, Multinational Affairs

Corporate Welfare

Downsizing/Lost American Jobs

Overseas Workers Conditions/ Sweatshops

Child Labor

Mergers, Takeovers, LBO's

Bankers Involvement

Takeover Tycoons

Big Deals

Takeover Lawyers

Government Involvement, Anti-Trust Policy

Averting Takeovers LBO's

Takeover Aftermath - Bad

Takeover Aftermath - Good



TRADE

International Competitiveness - Statistics

International Competitiveness - Quality

Foreign Investment in US

Government Encouragement of Trade and Investment

US Trade - General

US Trade with the Orient

US Trade with Europe

US Trade with USSR- Eastern Europe

US Trade with North and South Americas

Trade Violations

The Metric System

WELFARE

Rich - Poor Gap, Insufficient - Declining Incomes

US Poverty Rates

Poverty Level, Working Poor

Minority Poverty Issues

Welfare - Social Services

Private Welfare Programs

Local Welfare Programs

State Welfare Programs

Federal Welfare Programs

Entitlements/Inheritance

Social Security

Comparative International Welfare

Business Failures - Bankruptcy

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GOVERNMENT

STRUCTURE & RESPONSIBILITIES

Government Adherence to Constitution

Federal Policy, Priority Formulation, Political Leadership

Decision Making Process

National Priorities

Think Tanks - Analysts

Political Parties Platforms

Liberalism

Conservatism

American Indian Issues

Federal Research and Development

Federal Mandates - Risk Assessment and Regulation

Deregulation

Government Contracting - Privatization

Independent Counsel Law

Whistleblower Protection - Secrecy Pledges

Space Research and Exploration

Space Waste

The Supernatural, Extraterrestrials, Astrology



THE PRESIDENCY

Clinton Policies

- Scandals; Impeachment

Bush Policy Formulation

Bush Appointments in Staff

Dan Quayle

Reagan's Era

Previous Presidents



CONGRESS & the BUREAUCRACY

Congressional Policies - Priorities

Appointments - Confirmation

Government Employees - Bureaucracy

Hatch Act

Government Employee Conflict of Interest

Postal Service



STATE GOVERNMENT

State Government

Statehood Pursuits (Puerto Rico and Washington DC)

Public Perception - Dissatisfaction with Government



ECONOMICS

Economic Theories

Alternative Economics

Economic Forecasting

Global Economy

Regional Economics

National Economic Policy

GNP

Employment Level

US Debt, Deficit



BUDGETS & TAXES

Budget Strategy

Clinton Budgets

Reagan Era Budgets

Innovative Budget Strategies

Federal Reserve Policy

US Dollar Value

Capital Gains

Local Economics

Municipal Bonds

Local Taxes

State Economics

State Taxes

Tax Policy

1986 Tax Reform

Tax Collection, Enforcement, IRS Issues

Tax Loopholes, Pork Barrels, Catch - All Bills, Line Item Veto

International Tax Policy



ELECTIONS

Voting - Social Activism

Voter Initiatives - Ballots

Technology and the Polls - Electoral Process, Running for Office

Minorities in Office

Women in Office

Redistricting - Gerrymandering [see Census Disputes]

Term Limits

1988 Election

1989 Election

1990 Election

1992 Election

1994 Election

Clinton - Gore

Ross Perot

1996 Elections

Voting Laws, Racism and Elections, Registration

Campaign Finance - PAC's

Responsiveness in Representation of Citizen and Interest Groups - Lobbying

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LAND USE PLANNING - HOUSING & TRANSPORTATION

Urban Demographics, Population Growth

Census Disputes [see Redistricting/Gerrymandering]

Urban Studies, General

General Urban Needs

Depressed Urban Issues

Managing Shrinking Budgets

**Urban Economic Enhancement

Revitalization, Preservation

Relocation, Integration

Infrastructure Issues, General

Development Costs

Gambling

Tourism

City Economic Ratings

HUD and Federal Involvement

Federal Agencies Moved to Suburbs

County Management

City Management, Politics

General Downtown and Urban Planning Issues

US City Planning Case Studies

Denver Planning

Denver Management Politics

State Planning

Smart Growth

Community Planning, Unique Communities

New Urbanism, Neo Traditional Planning, Eco-cities

Segregated Development

Gated Communities

Self-sufficient Homes/Communities

Drawings of Communities

Communes

Mixed Use Planning

Participatory Planning

Sustainable Planning/Transit Villages

Zoning Disputes

Suburban Growth

Urban Growth Restriction

Developers Political Contributions, Influence

Real Estate Development and Investment Issues

Private Property Issues

Impact Fees

Arizona Conference Paper

Urban Growth, Environmental Issues

Open Space, Park Land Preservation

Rural and Small Town Growth

Cities Rated - General

Personal Places Rated Notes

International Urban Planning

DC Planning

DC Taxes and Debts

DC Area Counties [sub-divided]

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HOUSING

Architecture

Elderly Housing

Landscaping, Gardening

Covenants

Housing Costs

Financing , Mortgages

Home Buying Tips

State - Local Issues

Public - Private, Intergovernmental Projects

Housing Stock - Supply

Housing Industry - Market

Co-Housing - Shared Housing

Energy Efficiency - "Green" building

Computers in Communities

Hazardous Building Issues (e.g. flood & earthquake zones)

Renters Issues

Public Housing - Subsidization

Federal Programs - HUD, FHA

Mount Laurel, Yonkers, et al

Minority Protection Laws and Goals - Set Asides and Assistance

Fair Housing Act Discrimination

Slums - Shoddy Apartments

Foreclosures

Renovation, Build Your Own

International Housing Issues

**Homeless

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TRANSPORTATION

Air Transport

Trains

Subways - Heavy Rail - High Speed Rail

Lightrail - Trolleys

Busses - Taxis

Traditional Transport

Private Mass Transit and Toll Roads

Alternative Transport

Bicycles, Motorcycles

Pedal Power Vs. Petroleum

Water Transport

Automobiles

Auto History

Electric Vehicles

Auto Qualities - Values

Auto Problems

Emissions, Road Pollution

Accidents, Auto Truck Confrontations

Pedestrian Incidents

Safety - Auto

Safety - Road Condition and Speed

Road, Bridge Conditions

Aesthetics, Litter

Parking

Traffic

Reducing Traffic Strategies

Auto Costs, Upkeep and Repairs

Road Costs

Road Work

International Auto Issues

Auto Industry

Fed Government Transit Policies

City and State Policies

Transit Fuel Sources

Fuel Taxes, Prices

Environmental Fuel Standards

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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

SOCIAL TIES, COMMERCE, AND DEFENSE



FOREIGN POLICY

World Priorities

Foreign Policy - General

Cuba Policy

Perception of US From Abroad

Carter and Previous Presidents

Reagan's Era

Bush's Policies and Advisors

Clinton's Foreign Policy

Congress and Foreign Policy

Psychology of International Relations

Religion and International Affairs

Foreign Aid

Third World Economics

UN - World Court - International Law

Foreign Service, Diplomatic Corps

Language and Cultural Illiteracy



PEACE & DEVELOPMENT

Peace Theory

Missed Opportunities for Peace/Stability

Noble Peace Prize

Peace Organizations and Individuals

Peace Corps

The Marshall Plan

Development Agendas

International Banks

Debt Issues

Attaining Democracy

Land Reform; Ownership; Indigenous Rights

Economic - Community Development

Peaceful Development Case Studies - Volunteer Efforts

Soviet - American Peace Process

WAR

History of and Perception of War

US Training Foreign Militaries

War in Afghanistan

War in Africa

War in Bosnia/Kosovo

War in Central America

War in Chechnya

War in Iraq

Environmental Damage from Wars

Reporting the War

Children and Wars

Effects of Wars

HUMAN RIGHTS; REFUGEES

Human Rights and Foreign Policy - Sanctions, MFN

Human Rights - Torture - War Crimes

Terrorism

Hostages

Slavery

World Immigration - Refugee Issues

US Immigration Policies

US Immigrant Case Studies

US Border Issues

Illegal US Immigration



MILITARY ISSUES

Military Personnel Issues

Enrollment, Downsizing, Drafts

Training, Boot Camp

Discrimination, Equality, Assaults, Cheating, Ethics

Criticisms, Censorship, Psychiatric Review

Veterans Issues

Experimental Testing on Humans and Environment

MIA's Pow's

National Guard Issues

Military Spending and or Sound Economy

FOI vs. State Security

Technological Problems

Agency Mismanagement

Reform Proposals

Upper Military Commanders' Power and Priorities

Foreign Military Policy

Military Procurement

Defense Contracting Companies

Military Industrial Complex

Defense Industry and the States

US Defense Budget

NATO - Japan Burden Sharing

Defense Cut Issues

Military Basis Abroad and in Us

Crucial Technologies

B2 Stealth

SDI

Satellites and Military Surveillance

Chemical - Biological Weapons

Land Mines

Nuclear Weapons Plants

NATO - Warsaw Pact Nuclear and Conventional Arsenals

Nuclear Proliferation Worldwide

Nuclear Weapons Spread in Mideast

Nuclear Tests

Depleted Uranium Bullets

International Arms Spread - Conventional

Arms, Weapons, Smuggling, Trafficking, and Espionage

Soviet Defense Posture

Secret Agencies (ie: NSC, CIA)

Covert Operations

Espionage Against US and NATO

Iran Contra Affair

CIA under Casey

CIA in Central America

CIA in Drug Trade

Shameful Foreign Leaders

COUNTRIES

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THE AMERICAS

Canada

Latin America

Carribean

Cuba

Central America

Mexico

Guatemala, Belize

El Salvador, Honduras

Nicaragua

Costa Rica, Panama



SOUTH AMERICA

South America, General

Columbia

Brazil

Argentina, Chile



EUROPE

Russia

East Europe

Soviet Coup 8/91

Post Coup Union Reform Events

** Europe



AFRICA

Africa

Libya

Namibia

Nigeria

South Africa

Zimbabwe





ASIA & PACIFIC NATIONS

Australia, New Zealand, South Pacific

The Orient and Asia - General

India, Sri Lanka

Tibet, Nepal

Bhutan, Bangladesh

Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar), Brunei

Singapore

Thailand

Laos, Cambodia

Vietnam

Indonesia, East Timor, New Guinea

Philippines

Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan

China 1997 +

China

Mongolia

Korea

Japan



THE MIDDLE EAST

Middle East - General

Clinton's mid East Policies

George W. Bush Policies

Palestinian Declaration of Independence and Recognition of Israel

Arab - Israeli Peace Promotion

Israel - Palestine

Palestinian Refugees

US Response to Palestinians Domestically

Lebanon and Syria

Egypt

Iran

Iraq

Rushdie Affair

Iraq Invasion in Kuwait

Gulf States

Saudi Arabia

Afghanistan, Pakistan

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