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GLOBAL FUTURE WATCH INDICATORS

MASTER INDEX - COMPUTER LIST

GOVERNMENT ACTIONS IN RED SUBTITLES

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INDEX

I. THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS

    THE HUMAN POPULATION EXPLOSION
    THE EXTERMINATION OF NON-HUMAN SPECIES
    CHEMICALS AND HUMAN LIFE
    BIO-INVASIONS AND ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT DISEASES
    DEFORESTATION: DESTROYING THE LUNGS OF THE PLANET

    DEVASTATION OF THE WORLD'S FISHERIES
    GROWING DAMAGE TO THE WORLD'S CORAL REEFS
    AIR POLLUTION - OUTDOOR
    AIR POLLUTION - INDOOR
    WATER POLLUTION
    GLOBAL WATER SHORTAGES

    WATER SHORTAGES AND WORLD FOOD SUPPLIES
    MUNICIPAL WASTE AND RECYCLING
    FRAGILITY OF WORLD FOOD SUPPLIES

    DAMAGE TO WORLD'S SOILS
    ARTIFICIAL STRUCTURE OF THE "GREEN REVOLUTION"

    WORLD ENERGY SITUATION
    U.S. DEPENDENCE ON FOREIGN OIL AT RECORD HIGH AND RISING
    DEPENDENCE ON CARS AT RECORD HIGH

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS

    ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES


II. GLOBAL ECONOMIC STRUGGLE

   WORLD ECONOMIC HISTORY AND THE SHIFTING BALANCE OF WORLD ECONOMIC POWER
   THE DECLINE OF AMERICA'S ECONOMIC POSITION

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS

  
TAXATION AND PUBLIC WORKS POLICIES


III. THE AMERICAN MODEL - SOCIAL INDICATORS
  
POVERTY AND WAGES
    RATES OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE (AS COMPARED TO OTHER NATIONS)  
    FAMILY INSTABILITY AND SEX CRIMES

    PRIVATE CHARITIES TIME AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    PROBLEMS IN U.S. RELIGION

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS

    SPENDING ON SOCIAL PROGRAMS
    THE MISINVESTMENT IN EDUCATION
  
THE MISINVESTMENT IN HEALTH CARE


IV. WORLD POVERTY AND HUMAN SUFFERING

  
THE GROWING  NUMBERS OF THE WORLD'S POOR
   
GLOBAL INEQUALITY HITS ASTRONOMICAL LEVELS

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS

    LOWEST COMMITMENT OF AID TO THE POOR OF ANY MODERN STATE AS A % GNP


V. GLOBAL CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS TRENDS

  
THE EXPANDING GLOBAL MEDIA
    THE RISE OF THE INTERNET
    THE URBANIZATION OF THE PLANET
    THE GROWING INSTABILITY OF WORLD RELIGIONS


VI. U.S. MILITARY POLICIES


VII. IMPORTANCE OF STATE POWER

    GOVERNMENT SIZE STATISTICS
     BRITAIN FRANCE IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY AN ECONOMIC HISTORY LESSON
 
     SIGNS OF HOPE


VIII.  STRAWS IN THE WINDS OF HISTORY - WARNINGS OF THINGS TO COME


I. THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS:
THREATS TO THE BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE

THE HUMAN POPULATION EXPLOSION

WORLD POPULATION 1950-1995 - WORLDPOP
WORLD POPULATION ADDITIONS  PER YEAR - POP-ADDITIONS
THE GROWING LEGIONS OF THE DESPERATE 1950-2025 - POP-DEV  W
WORLD POPULATION TRENDS : KEY AREAS OF THE WORLD 1750-2000 - POPAREAS
KEY NATIONS 1995-2025 - POP-2025


THE EXTERMINATION OF NON-HUMAN SPECIES

THE GREATEST HOLOCAUST IN HISTORY - EXTINCT%2020
THE GLOBAL HOLOCAUST - EXTINCT-TIMELINE

THE DESTRUCTION OF CALIFORNIA'S WETLANDS - 1800-1900 - WL WETLANDS CA
ECOLOGICAL DISASTER IN INDONESIA - WL-SWAMPS-INDONESIA

THE DESTABILIZATION OF THE GLOBAL ECOLOGY:
CHEMICALS AND HUMAN LIFE


WORLD CHEMICAL PRODUCTION - 1946-1985 - CHEMICAL
TESTING THE HUMAN MALE SPERM COUNT- SPERM


THE DESTABILIZATION OF THE GLOBAL ECOLOGY:
BIO-INVASIONS AND ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT DISEASES


THE RISE OF BIO INVASIONS
- 1900-1995 - BIO-INVASIONS
THE RISE OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT DISEASES - 1979-1995 - ANTI-BIOTIC-RESISTANCE

DEFORESTATION: T
HE DESTRUCTION OF THE LUNGS OF THE PLANET

DESTRUCTION OF THE WORLD’S RAIN FORESTS - RAIN-DESTROYED  W
IMPORTANCE OF RAIN FORESTS TO BIODIVERSITY - RAIN-BIODIVERSITY   
LOCATION OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST RAIN FORESTS - RAIN-LOCATIONS

LOCATION OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST FORESTS - FOREST LIST
THE HUMAN IMPACT ON THE WORLD'S FORESTS - FOREST-LIST VIP

DESTRUCTION OF 95% OF AMERICA ’S ORIGINAL  FORESTS - A-FOREST-2
SEVERE LEVELS OF DEFORESTATION IN SOME NATIONS NEAR SAHARA DESERT - FORESTS-ARID   W                
DEPENDENCE ON  WOOD FOR ENERGY IN SOME THIRD WORLD NATIONS - FUELWOOD   W

CRISIS IN THE WORLD'S OCEANS: DEVASTATION OF THE WORLD'S FISHERIES

THE DECLINE OF THE WORLD’S TOP FISH CATCHES SINCE 1970 - FISH-TOP7     W    
EXTERMINATION OF LARGE FISH IN THE WORLD'S OCEANS - SEAHOLOCAUST                       

THE DECLINE OF MAJOR FISH CATCHES FROM PEAK YEARS - FISH DECLINES
HUGE DECLINE OF AMERICA
’S EAST COAST FISHING INDUSTRY - FISH-US
WORLD FISH CONSUMPTION RISES TO RECORD LEVELS - FISH-TOTAL
RISING FISH CONSUMPTION PER CAPITA - FISH-PERCAPITA
WORLD'S TOP FISHING NATIONS - FISH-CATCH-LIST
DEPENDENCE ON FISH FOR PROTEIN FOR SOME KEY NATIONS - FISH %DIET

DESTROYING THE RAINFORESTS OF THE OCEANS:
GROWING DAMAGE TO THE WORLD'S CORAL REEFS


GRIM OUTLOOK FOR WORLD'S CORAL REEFS 1995-2025 - CORAL-FUTURE                
DESTRUCTION AND DAMAGE TO THE WORLD’S CORAL REEFS - CORAL 
IMPORTANCE OF CORAL REEFS TO BIODIVERSITY - CORAL-LIFE

LOCATION OF WORLD’S LARGEST CORAL REEFS - CORAL-LOCATION

POISON IN THE AIR: OUTDOOR AIR POLLUTION

CARBON EMISSIONS HIT RECORDS 1950-1996  - EM-CARBON
CARBON LEVELS IN THE ATMOSPHERE - CARBON-ATMOS
SULFUR-DIOXIDE EMISSIONS 1950-1994 - EM-SULFUR
NITROUS-OXIDE EMISSIONS 1950-1994 - EM-NITROGEN
WORLD COAL USE 1950-1994  - COAL
KEY GREENHOUSE GASES - GREENHOUSE-GASES
LARGEST GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ( AMERICA IS NUMBER ONE) - GREENHSE                                      
UNHEALTHY AIR IN WORLD CITIES - AIRPOL-CITIES                                    
SUSPENDED PARTICULATES LEVELS IN MAJOR CITIES - PARTIC-CITIES-LIST
SULFUR DIOXIDE LEVELS IN MAJOR CITIES -  SULFUR-CITIES-LIST
DESTRUCTION OF EUROPEAN FORESTS BY ACID RAIN- FORESTS-ACID RAIN                         
RISING LEVELS OF RADIATION DUE TO AIR POLLUTION - AIR-RADIATION

POISON IN THE AIR: INDOOR AIR POLLUTION

INDOOR AIR - CARBON DIOXIDE AND HUMIDITY - IAQ-HUMIDITY-A
INDOOR AIR - CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL POISONS - IAQ CHEM-BIO
AMERICANS SPEND 90% OF TIME BREATHING INDOOR AIR - AIR  W

POISON IN THE WATER: WATER POLLUTION
  

LACK OF TREATMENT OF URBAN SEWAGE IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD-SEWAGE   W   
COST OF DIRTY WATER- WP- COST                              

MUNICIPAL WASTE COLLECTION IN THE THIRD WORLD - M-WASTE
SANITATION CRISIS IN THE THIRD WORLD - SANITATION  W
DEEPENING WATER POLLUTION CRISIS IN THIRD WORLD CITIES - WP-CITIES

WATER POLLUTION IN INDIA AND CHINA - WP-INDIA & CHINA
WATER POLLUTION IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION - .WP-USSR. 
WATER POLLUTION IN THE U.S.A.
- WP-USA           
      
                  

HUGE ROLE OF U.S. AGRICULTURE IN  WATER POLLUTION - WP-US-AGRIC-POLLUTION                    
CAUSES OF OCEAN WATER POLLUTION - OCEANS

MUNICIPAL WASTE AND RECYCLING

AMERICA
: NUMBER ONE IN GENERATION OF MUNICIPAL WASTE - GARBAGE                                      
PERCENTAGE OF GLASS RECYCLED - GLASS                                      
PERCENTAGE OF PAPER RECYCLED - PAPER

GLOBAL WATER SHORTAGES

WORLD WATER USE RISES TO RECORD LEVELS - W-W-CONSUMPTION.
WATER USE BY SECTOR – W-%USE- TOTAL
WATER USE BY SECTOR –  THIRD WORLD AND DEVELOPED WORLD - W%USE-AREAS
WATER USE PER CAPITA - WATUSE                                      

DECLINING WATER RESOURCES  IN KEY NATIONS - W-W-LIST-DECLINE  W         
                         

DECLINE OF THE WATER TABLE UNDER BEIJING - W-L-BEIJING 
DECLINE OF THE WATER TABLE  UNDER U.S. GREAT PLAINS - WL-GREATPLAINS   
DEATH OF KEY RIVERS 1900-1995 - RIVERS-FLOW
DEATH OF YELLOW RIVER - RIVER-YELLOW

WATER SHORTAGES AND WORLD FOOD SUPPLIES

IMPORTANCE OF IRRIGATION TO WORLD GRAIN SUPPLIES- IRRIG-FOOD
HUGE RISE IN CHINESE IRRIGATION USE - IRRIGCHINA
THE DEPENDENCE ON IRRIGATION OF KEY NATIONS - IRRIG-LIST 
SALINIZATION  - A SEVERE FUTURE PROBLEM FOR IRRIGATION - STALINIZATION


FRAGILITY OF WORLD FOOD SUPPLIES

THE DECLINE OF TOTAL ARABLE LAND PER CAPITA - ARABLLND                 
DECLINING RATES OF PRODUCTIVITY IN U.S. AGRICULTURE - GRAIN-YIELD-GROWTH
RISING WORLD GRAIN IMPORTS - GRAINIMPORTS


RISING BEEF PRODUCTION - MEAT-P
THE HIGH COST OF BEEF PRODUCTION IN GRAIN - MEAT%GRAIN
RISING MEAT CONSUMPTION PER CAPITA - MEATPERCAPITA

DAMAGE TO WORLD'S SOIL

DAMAGE TO THE WORLD'S SOIL - SOILDAMAGELIST  W
DAMAGE TO WORLD'S SOIL IN KEY AREAS - SOIL-DAMAGE-WORLD
SOURCES OF SOIL DAMAGE - SOIL-DAMAGE-CAUSES
PROBLEMS OF LAND EROSION AROUND THE WORLD - DESERTS-DAMAGE
LOSING WATER AND TOPSOIL - U.S. AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS - US-AGRIC.

ARTIFICIAL STRUCTURE OF THE "GREEN REVOLUTION"
DEPENDENCE ON CHEMICALS AND "DESIGNER GENE" CROPS
 

DEPENDENCE OF INDIA ON NEW CROPS -
-CROP-BIOD-INDIA
COLLAPSE OF BIODIVERSITY IN U.S. AGRICULTURE - CROP-US-BIO

WORLD FERTILIZER USE - FERT-TOTAL
HUGE RISE IN INDIAN AND CHINESE FERTILIZER USE  - F-I&C

GLOBAL PESTICIDE SALES 
-GLOBALPESTICIDE.XLS
RISE OF PESTICIDE RESISTANT SPECIES – PEST

WORLD ENERGY SITUATION

SOURCES OF WORLD COMMERCIAL ENERGY PRODUCTION - ENERGY-P  W
WORLD'S LARGEST OIL RESERVES - OIL-RESERVES

WORLD'S LARGEST GAS RESERVES - GAS-RESERVES
RISING THIRD WORLD DEMAND FOR WORLD OIL 1995-2025 - WRLD-OIL-FUTURE- 2015
OPEC’S GROWING POWER IN WORLD OIL MARKETS  1995-2025 - OPEC
WORLD OIL MARKET- 1995-2015|
ENERGY EFFICIENCY LEVELS - EN-EFFIC
 
AMERICAN DEPENDENCE ON FOREIGN OIL AT RECORD HIGH AND RISING

IMPORTS AS A % OF CONSUMPTION 1940-2025 -US OIL-IMPORTS-% W
U.S. PETROLEUM PRODUCTION AND IMPORTS- 1940- 1993

THE COLLAPSE OF AMERICAN ENERGY SELF-SUFFICIENCY 1940-1995 - US-OIL-IMPORTS
AMERICA ’S RISING DEPENDENCE ON OIL IMPORTS 1995-2015 - US-OIL-2015
U.S. CRUDE OIL PRICES 1880-1995 OIL-PRICES
U.S. GASOLINE PRICES 1920- 1995 GAS-PRICES

AMERICA'S DEEPLY TROUBLED TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM:
DEPENDENCE ON CARS AT RECORD HIGH

 
AMERICA’S HEAVY USE OF ENERGY FOR TRANSPORTATION - US-TRANS
GASOLINE USE PER CAPITA - GAS-PER-CAPITA
ROAD TO RAIL RATIO - ROADRAIL
AMERICA'S GROWING DEPENDENCE ON CARS - TRANSPORTATION
MASS TRANSIT AS A % OF GNP  1950-1990 - MASS-TRANS
RIDERSHIP OF URBAN MASS TRANSIT 1900-1990 - U.S.TRANS                                 
GROWTH OF THE WORLD AUTO FLEET (PROJECTIONS) - AUTOFLEET
REAL FINANCIAL COSTS OF USE OF AUTOMOBILES - CARS-COST
GRIM CONSEQUENCES OF CARS: CARBON MONOXIDE GENERATION - CARS-C-MONO

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
A HUGE DECLINE IN BUDGET COMMITMENTS SINCE 1980
CONTINUING SUBSIDIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION

HUGE REDUCTIONS IN EPA BUDGET SINCE 1980 - EPA-%-BUDGET   W 
AMERICA’S LOW LEVEL OF SPENDING ON ENVIRONMENT - ENVGNP

COLLAPSE OF U.S. FUNDING FOR SOLAR POWER - SOLAR   W      
DECLINE OF U.S.
FUNDING FOR INTERNATIONAL FAMILY PLANNING - US-POP-$ (EXCEL)   

THE
COST OF WATER IN THE FEDERAL IRRIGATION PROJECTS- US $ IRRIGATION

COLLAPSE OF U.S. FUNDING FOR FAMILY PLANNING AT HOME -TITLEX 
THE COLLAPSE OF EPA'S COMMITMENT TO INDOOR AIR RESEARCH- 1993-1998
EPA'S TINY COMMITMENT TO INDOOR AIR SAFETY  - EPA-IA-R
TESTING THE TOP 3,000 CHEMICALS USED IN AMERICA  - CHEM-TEST-99

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS

THE SUCCESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS

SUCCESS OF GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS – REGULATION-E

PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS

HIGH LEVELS OF PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS - PUB-OPINION


II. GLOBAL ECONOMIC STRUGGLE

WORLD ECONOMIC HISTORY


WORLD ECONOMIC HISTORY–WORLD-E-HISTORY.XLS  W

THE WORLD’S LARGEST ECONOMIES 1995 –W-LIST1995
WORLD’S LARGEST ECONOMIES 1939 - W-LIST-1939
SHIFTING BALANCE OF WORLD ECONOMIC POWER- POWER 1940
SHIFTING BALANCE OF WORLD ECONOMIC POWER- POWER 1995

THE GROWING GAP BETWEEN THE RICH AND THE POOR - GNPPERCAPRICHPOOR- 1800- 2000

INVESTMENT - INV-1885-1913
DISTRIBUTION OF WORLD'S INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION 1850- INDUSTRY- 1910
NATIONAL INCOME –ECON1860-1913
COMPARATIVE TARIFF LEVELS OF MAJOR WORLD POWERS 1820-1913 - TARIFFS


AMERICA'S LOSING POSITION IN WORLD TRADE

U.S. INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT POSITION –USPOSITIONINT.XLS            
U.S TRADE DEFICIT -TRADEDEFICIT.XLS
WORLD’S LARGEST FINANCIAL RESERVES - FINANCIALRESERVES.XLS

GLOBAL LABOR COSTS - LABOR
AMERICA’S LOW LEVEL OF SAVINGS - SAVINGS-LIST

AMERICA’S DECLINING LEVEL OF SAVINGS - SAVINGS
CONSUMPTION RATES - CONSUMPTION- GNP

TOTAL US DEBT AS A PERCENT OF GNP -  USDEBT-GNP

JAPAN VS. USA- J-US
U.S. AND JAPAN- TECHNOLOGY EXPORTS AS A PERCENT OF IMPORTS- J-US-TECH-TRADE
JAPAN VS. AMERICA : JAPANESE INDUSTRY IS NOW LARGER THAN U.S. INDUSTRY - JAP-%US

TOTAL NON-DEFENSE EXPENDITURES ON RESEARCH- NONDEF


U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
TAXATION AND PUBLIC WORKS POLICIES

TOP TAX RATES - TAXRATE

CAPITAL GAINS TAX RATES  - TAX-CAPGAINS                                     
GASOLINE TAXES - GAS TAX                        
NET PUBLIC SECTOR INVESTMENT ON NON DEFENSE PLANT AND EQUIPMENT - NETPUB-LIST                                     
TOTAL PUBLIC WORKS SPENDING - PUBWRKS

FISCAL PROBLEMS OF U.S. GOVERNMENT

U.S. BUDGET PROJECTIONS- 2004-2010
FEDERAL DEBT MATURITIES - THE DEPENDENCE ON SHORT TERM DEBT -USDEBT                   

 


III. THE AMERICAN MODEL

POVERTY AND WAGES

AMERICA’S HUGE LEVELS OF CHILD POVERTY - CHILPOV-LIST
DECLINE OF INCOMES OF YOUNGER FAMILIES - WAGE-US                                   
DECLINE OF U.S. WAGES - USWAGE
DECLINE OF RETAIL WAGES - WAGE-RETAIL

HUGE RISE IN BLACK TEENAGE UNEMPLOYMENT - TEEN-LABOR

DECLINE OF ELDERLY POVERTY AND RISE OF CHILD POVERTY - POVERTY-G


U.S. EXECUTIVES GET HIGHEST PAY IN WORLD - CEOSAL-$
HUGE INCREASE IN GAP BETWEEN U.S. CEOS AND AVERAGE AMERICANS - CEOSAL-RATIOS

RATES OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE (AS COMPARED TO OTHER NATIONS)

AMERICA IS NUMBER ONE IN DEVELOPED WORLD AND MORE DANGEROUS THAN MOST THIRD WORLD NATIONS  - MURDER                                         
MURDER RATES - AMERICAN RATES RISE WHILE GERMAN AND JAPANESE RATES DROP -MURDER-US-GERMANY
ONE THIRD OF YOUNG BLACK MEN IN LEGAL TROUBLE - BLACK-MALES
 
FAMILY INSTABILITY AND SEX CRIMES

RAPE  RATES: AMERICA
IS NUMBER ONE IN DEVELOPED WORLD - RAPE                                      
TEEN PREGNANCY - TPREG
DIVORCE - DIVORCE                                      
SINGLE PARENTHOOD IN DEVELOPED NATIONS - SINGLE-PARENT
US CHILD ABUSE HITS RECORD LEVELS – CHILD-ABUSE
HUGE LEVELS OF GENITAL HERPES IN AMERICA -HERPES

PRIVATE CHARITIES TIME AND CONTRIBUTIONS

HUGE RISE IN % OF WOMEN IN THE WORK FORCE - WOMEN                                      

THE LACK OF VACATION DAYS FOR AMERICAN WORKERS - PAIDVAC
CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS ARE BELOW WHERE THEY WERE IN 1955 - CHARITY

PROBLEMS IN U.S. RELIGION

FAILURE OF U.S.
RELIGION - RELIGION NEAR ALL-TIME HIGH WHILE MORALITY COLLAPSES - US-R-HIST
AMERICA : NUMBER ONE POSITION IN EVANGELISM SHOWS FEW MORAL RESULTS - EVANG-LIST
GROWING INSTABILITY IN AMERICAN RELIGION - US-R-1940-1980
PAST PROBLEMS IN U.S. RELIGION: RISE OF PRO-SLAVERY EVANGELICAL DENOMINATIONS - US-R-HIST-PROBLEMS

 
U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
SPENDING ON SOCIAL PROGRAMS

AMERICA’S LOW LEVEL OF SOCIAL SPENDING - SOCIAL-$-LIST
THE DECLINE OF U.S. LEVELS OF  WELFARE BENEFITS - WELFARE-%WAGES
U.S. WELFARE BENEFITS IN COMPARISON TO FOREIGN WELFARE BENEFITS - WELFARE-US
PAID MATERNITY LEAVE - MATERN    
DECLINE OF DISCRETIONARY SPENDING -DISCRETIONARY SPENDING
DECLINE OF U.S. DISCRETIONARY SOCIAL SPENDING 1980-1994-BUDGET-PRIORITIES
DEEP PROBLEMS IN SOCIAL SECURITY - SOC-SEC

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
THE MISINVESTMENT IN EDUCATION  (EDUCATION)

SPENDING MORE AND GETTING LESS: THE SORRY U.S. RECORD 1960-1995 - EDUCAT-$
SPENDING ON EDUCATION - AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON - EDU-GNP
SPENDING PER PUPIL - INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON - PUPIL-$
MISINVESTMENT IN AMERICAN EDUCATION- 1960-1995-US-$-RESULTS

STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO: AMERICA , JAPAN AND GERMANY - STU-TEA
HUGE RISE IN NON-TEACHING U.S. EDUCATION BUREAUCRATS - SCHOOL-STAFF                                 
MATH TESTS - MATH                                      
GEOGRAPHY TESTS - GEOGRAPH                                      
PERCENT OF COLLEGE AGE STUDENTS IN COLLEGE - COLLEGE
SCHOOL DAYS PER YEAR - SCHOOL-DAYS                                      
 

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
THE MISINVESTMENT IN HEALTH CARE

SPENDING ON HEALTH - AN INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON - HEALTH$                                      

AMERICA’S ASTRONOMICAL LEVELS OF PEOPLE WITH NO HEALTH INSURANCE - USHEALTHINSURANCE 
HUGE LEVEL OF AMERICAN DOCTORS’ SALARIES - DOCTORS  
LARGE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE KILLED BY DOCTORS - MEDICAL-DEATHS


IV. WORLD POVERTY AND HUMAN SUFFERING

THE GROWTH OF THE WORLD'S POOR

GROWING NUMBERS OF THE POOR –POVERTYGROWS.XLS
WORLD'S SLUMS MULTIPLYING--SLUMS.GROW XLS
DECLINE OF MEXICAN WAGES –MEXICAN WAGES.XLS
WAGES % U.S. WAGES - GLOBAL WAGES.XLS


GLOBAL INEQUALITY HITS ASTRONOMICAL LEVELS

THE GROWING GAP BETWEEN THE RICH AND POOR –1800- 2000- GNPPERCAPITA  W
RATIO OF THE WORLD’S RICHEST FIFTH TO THE WORLD’S POOREST FIFTH –RICH-POOR-RATIO-2
PEOPLE AND MONEY-GLOBAL PICTURE - PEOPLE AND MONEYWEB 2002

THE WORLD IN TERMS OF HUMAN SOULS - PEOPLE                                      
THE WORLD IN TERMS OF HUMAN MONEY - PEOPLE-MONEY  
THE WORLD IN TERMS OF HUMAN MONEY- SHARES OF GLOBAL ANNUAL INCOME -MONEY                                    

GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR DOUBLES IN 30 YEARS OF "PROGRESS" - RICHPOORRATIO

GNP PER CAPITA OF DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING WORLD- W.E- 1750. 1938. 90
 

U.S. GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
TOWARDS A WORLD IN DESPERATE NEED

AMERICA: THE GLOBAL SCROOGE? 
THE U.S. GIVES LESS FOREIGN AID TO THE POOR THAN ANY MODERN
STATE 

AMERICA’S TINY COMMITMENT TO FOREIGN AID TO DEVELOPING WORLD - OECDAID                                      
DECLINE OF AMERICA’S OVERALL COMMITMENT TO FOREIGN AID - FORAID


V. GLOBAL MEDIA, CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS TRENDS

THE EXPANDING GLOBAL MEDIA

WORLD HOUSEHOLDS WITH TV - TV-W                                      

RISE OF LITERACY IN INDIA - INDIA
THE RISE OF THIRD WORLD TV VIEWING - TV-TW

RISE OF THE INTERNET

INTERNET ACCESS -INTERNETACCESS.XLS
ONLINE USERS -ONLINEUSERS.XLS

THE URBANIZATION OF THE PLANET

RISE OF GLOBAL URBANIZATION -URBAN.PERCENT
RISE OF THIRD WORLD URBANIZATION (% OF POPULATION) – URBAN-TW
SHIFTING CENTER OF WORLD URBANIZATION TO THE THIRD WORLD – URBAN.POP

GROWING INSTABILITY OF WORLD RELIGIONS

THE DECLINE OF BUDDHISM AND FOLK RELIGIONS IN CHINA
- CHINA.RELIGION
THE DECLINE OF BUDDHISM AND SHINTOISM IN JAPAN - JAPAN.RELIGION
THE DECLINE OF TRADITIONAL RELIGIONS IN AFRICA - AFRICA-RELIGION.XLS
CHRISTIANITY IN THE WORLD
– CHRISTIAN%HISTORY .XLS


VI. U.S. DEFENSE  POLICY

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY SPENDING

WORLD LARGEST MILITARY POWERS - -MILITARYBUDGET.XLS
AMERICAN AND RUSSIAN MILITARY SPENDING 1985-1995 - MIL85-95

U.S. MILITARY AID TO WESTERN EUROPE, ONE OF THE WORLD'S RICHEST AREAS
DOES THIS STILL MAKE SENSE OVER 10 YEARS AFTER THE END OF THE COLD WAR?

FOREIGN AID FOR THE RICH –DEFENSE-SPENDING  W
DOES GERMANY STILL NEED FOREIGN AID? –GERMAN-US  W
THE HIGH COST OF AMERICAN SUBSIDIES TO NATO –NATO-AG  W
 


VII.  IMPORTANCE OF STATE POWER

GOVERNMENT SIZE STATISTICS

TOTAL TAX REVENUE AS A PERCENTAGE OF GNP- TAXGNP
GLOBAL PERCENTAGE OF GOVERNMENT GNP- GOVSPEND

FEDERAL SHARE OF U.S. WORKFORCE LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 1935- FEDERAL-EMPLOYEES
U.S. FEDERAL WORKFORCE PERCENTAGE- FEDERAL WORK FORCE
DECLINE OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LEADS TO EXPANSION IN STATE BUREAUCRACY- GOV-EMPLOYEES

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUCCESS IN REGULATION 1970-1993- REGULATION

BRITAIN FRANCE IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
AN ECONOMIC HISTORY LESSON

BRITISH PER CAPITA TAXATION- BRIT-TAX%
COMPARISON OF TAXATION BRITAIN AND FRANCE 1725-1780- BRIT-FRANCE-TAX
BRITISH TAX REVENUE -BRIT-TAX-REVENUE
PERCENT OF BRITISH PER CAPITA TAXATION- BRIT-TAX-1700-1820

 



VIII.  STRAWS IN THE WINDS OF HISTORY
WARNINGS ABOUT THINGS TO COME

 

GRIM WARNING ABOUT THE FUTURE

POPULATION GROWTH WITH PROJECTIONS IN BILLIONS OF PEOPLE- 1900-2100- FUTURE

THE DEVASTATING IMPACT OF AIDS IN AFRICA: THE MODERN BLACK DEATH
A POTENTIAL HARBINGER OF EVEN WORSE PROBLEMS TO COME

THE GRIM REAPER AND THE YOUTH OF AFRICA-AFRICA AIDS
PERCENT OF THE POPULATION INFECTED –AFRICA PERCENT

POLITICAL MASS MURDER
A REMINDER OF THE SLAUGHTER OF OVER 100 MILLION IN THE LAST CENTURY

HOLOCAUSTS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY - HOLOC