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-The Debatepedia contents page is the place from which you can access all of the content on Debatepedia.+This page is designed to help you find debate articles and subject areas you're interested in so you can develop your positions. Below are links to key navigation and editing tools as well as a grouping of Debatepedia's main categories.
-==Approaching category and portal pages (below)==+== Critical navigation ==
- +[[Image:Map of the world.jpg|right|300px]]
-*'''In a [[Debatepedia:Categories| category page]]''', you will find links to articles that have been tagged as within that category. This is a useful way to quickly browse through all the existing articles within an area as well as to consider what new material is needed and that you can contribute. (You can tag an article as within a certain category (thus listing it automatically on the category page) by writing <NOWIKI>[[Category:(Category Title)]]</NOWIKI> at the bottom of the article.) +*'''[[Welcome to Debatepedia!| Home page]]''' - Heart of the site, includes featured articles, articles in the news, editing news, and category navigation.
-*'''In [[Debatepedia:Portals| portal pages]]''', you will find a general introduction to a subject area and links out to the debate-related articles within that field. These are pages where editors can frame a broader topic, such as "the United States", and organize its many sub-parts so that users can explore a topic thoroughly. They are also a critical place for you and other editors to consider what new pages are needed on Debatepedia, and what general areas are weakest and needing of contribution the most.+*'''[[Past Daily Debate Digest topics| Featured articles]]''' - Excellent articles that have been featured on the Debate Digest on the main page.
- +*'''[[Upcoming features for the Debate Digest]]''' Underdeveloped articles in line for the Debate Digest and that can use your help.
-== Subject area categories and portals==+*'''[http://wiki.idebate.org/index.php/Special:Popularpages Most popular articles]''' - An automatic listing of the most visited articles on Debatepedia.
- +*'''[http://debatepedia.idebate.org/en/index.php/Special:Recentchanges Recent changes]''' - See and interact with the most recent edits across Debatepedia's articles.
-When browsing through these categories, recognize that debate pages are categorized by "debate:" at the beginning. Argument pages are categorized by "Argument:". Actors pages are denoted by "debate:...(actors)".+*'''[http://wiki.idebate.org/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=Debate&namespace=0 All debate articles]''' - Shows all articles. To see all debate articles, type "Debate:" into the results filter.
- +*'''[[Debatepedia User Guide]]''' - Learn how to create an account and edit debate articles.
-*'''Philosophical / Political Theory:''' [[:Category:Philosophical / Political Theory| category]], [[Portal:Philosophical / Political Theory| portal]] [[Image:Earth 4.jpg|right]]+==Main category groupings==
-*'''Constitutional / Governance:''' [[:Category:Constitutional / Governance| category]], [[Portal:Constitutional / Governance| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Politics| Politics]] | [[:Category:Political systems| Political systems]] | [[:Category:International politics| International politics]] | [[:Category:Democracy| Democracy]] | [[:Category:Elections| Elections]] | [[:Category:Corruption| Corruption]]'''
-*'''Politics and economics:''' [[:Category:Politics and Economics|category]], [[Portal:Politics and Economics| portal]].+*'''[[:Category:Security| Security]] | [[:Category:Conflict| Conflict]] | [[:Category:War| War]] | [[:Category:Terrorism|Terrorism]] | [[:Category:Nuclear weapons|Nuclear weapons]] | [[:Category:Weapons proliferation| Weapons proliferation]] | [[:Category:Israeli-Palestinian conflict| Israeli-Palestinian conflict]]'''
-*'''Moral and religious:''' [[:Category:Moral and Religious| category]], [[Portal:Moral and Religious| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Religion| Religion]] | [[:Category:Morality| Morality]] | [[:Category:Philosophy|Philosophy]] | [[:Category:Life and death|Life and death]] | [[:Category:Islam| Islam]] | [[:Category:Islam and the West| Islam and the West]] | [[:Category:Christianity| Christianity]] | [[:Category:Catholic Church| Catholic Church]] | [[:Category:Church and state| Church and state]]'''
-*'''Education:''' [[:Category:Education| category]], [[Portal:Education| portal]] +*'''[[:Category:Law| Law]] | [[:Category:Individual rights| Individual rights]] | [[:Category:Privacy|Privacy]] | [[:Category:Bans|Bans]]'''
-*'''Culture:''' [[:Category:Culture| category]], [[Portal:Culture| portal]] +*'''[[:Category:Crime| Crime]] | [[:Category:Punishment|Punishment]] | [[:Category:Public safety|Public safety]] | [[:Category:Prison|Prison]]'''[[Image:Map of the world.jpg|right|300px]]
-*'''Sport:''' [[:Category:Sport| category]], [[Portal:Sport| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:International law|International law]] | [[:Category:National sovereignty| National sovereignty]] | [[:Category:Statehood|Statehood]] | [[:Category:Human rights| Human rights]] | [[:Category:United Nations|United Nations]]'''
-*'''Law and crime:''' [[:Category:Law and Crime| category]], [[Portal:Law and Crime| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Environment| Environment]] | [[:Category:Climate change| Climate change]] | [[Global climate change debate portal|Climate change project]] | [[:Category:Animal rights|Animal rights]] | [[:Category:Wildlife|Wildlife]]'''
-*'''Health:''' [[:Category:Health| category]], [[Portal:Health| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Economics| Economics]] | [[:Category:2008/2009 economic crisis|2008/2009 economic crisis]] | [[:Category:Business| Business]] | [[:Category:Taxes|Taxes]] | [[:Category:Welfare| Welfare]] | [[:Category:Trade|Trade]] | [[:Category:Globalization| Globalization]] | [[:Category:Energy| Energy]] | [[:Category:Clean energy| Clean energy]]'''
-*'''Science and technology:''' [[:Category:Science and Technology| category]], [[Portal:Science and Technology| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Education| Education]] | [[:Category:Children|Children]] | [[:Category:Youth|Youth]] | [[:Category:Parenting| Parenting]] | [[:Category:Family|Family]]'''
-*'''Environment and animal welfare:''' [[:Category:Environment and Animal Welfare| category]], [[Portal:Environment and Animal Welfare| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Health| Health]] | [[:Category:Public safety| Public safety]] | [[:Category:Guns| Guns]] | [[:Category:Drugs| Drugs]] | [[:Category:Marijuana| Marijuana]] [[:Category:Alcohol| Alcohol]] | [[:Category:Smoking| Smoking]] | [[:Category:Disease| Disease]] | [[:Category:Medicine| Medicine]]'''
-*'''International / Global Affairs:''' [[:Category:International / Global Affairs| category]], [[Portal:Interantional / Global Affairs| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Sex| Sex]] | [[:Category:Abortion| Abortion]] | [[:Category:Homosexuality| category]] | [[:Category:HIV/AIDS|HIV/AIDS]] | [[:Category:Gender| Gender]] | [[:Category:Race| Race]]'''
-*'''Peace, Security, and Human Rights:''' [[:Category:Peace, Security, and Human Rights| category]], [[Portal:Peace, Security, and Human Rights| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Science| Science]] | [[:Category:Technology| Technology]] | [[:Category:Bioethics| Bioethics]] | [[:Category:Internet| Internet]]'''
-*'''Business:''' [[:Category:Business| category]], [[Portal:Business| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:Culture| Culture]] | [[:Category:Sports|Sports]] | [[:Category:Gambling|Gambling]] | [[:Category:History|History]] | [[:Category:Society|Society]] | [[:Category:Entertainment| Entertainment]] | [[:Category:Future|Future]]'''
-*'''Historical:''' [[:Category:Historical| category]], [[Portal:Historical| portal]]+*'''[[:Category:United States| United States]] | [[:Category:US Constitution| US Constitution]] | [[:Category:US legislation| US legislation]] | [[:Category:Iraq|Iraq]] | [[:Category:Afghanistan|Afghanistan]] | [[:Category:Obama administration| Obama administration]] | [[:Category:Bush administration|Bush administration]]
-==Regional category and portal pages==+*'''[[:Category:International|International]] | [[:Category:United Nations|United Nations]] | [[:Category:Immigration| Immigration]] | [[:Category:Europe|Europe]] | [[:Category:European Union| European Union]] | [[:Category:Asia|Asia]] | [[:Category:China| China]] | [[:Category:Latin America|Latin America]] | [[:Category:Middle East| Middle East]] | [[:Category:Africa|Africa]] | [[:Category:Cities|Cities]] | [[:Category:Demographics| Demographics]] | [[:Category:Third world| Third world]] | [[:Category:Languages|Languages]]'''
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-*'''United States:''' [[:Category:United States| category]], [[Portal:United States| portal]]+
-*'''Canada:''' [[:Category:Canada| category]], [[Portal:Canada| portal]]+
-*'''Central America and Caribbean:''' [[:Category:Central America and Caribbean| category]], [[Portal:Central American and Caribbean| portal]]+
-*'''South America:''' [[:Category:South America| category]], [[Portal:South America| portal]]+
-*'''Europe (EU):''' [[:Category:Europe (EU)| category]], [[Portal:Europe (EU)| portal]]+
-*'''Balkans:''' [[:Category:Balkans| category]], [[Portal:Balkans| portal]]+
-*'''Central Asia, Caspian, Caucasus:''' [[:Category:Central Asia, Caspian, Caucasus| category]], [[Portal:Central Asia, Caspian, Caucasus| portal]] (Mongolia, Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Caspian Sea, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan) +
-*'''Russia:''' [[:Category:Russia| category]], [[Portal:Russia| portal]]+
-*'''Middle East:''' [[:Category:Middle East| category]], [[Portal:Middle East| portal]]+
-*'''Africa:''' [[:Category:Africa| category]], [[Portal:Africa| portal]].+
-*'''East Asia:''' [[:Category:East Asia| category]], [[Portal:East Asia|portal]] (China, Japan, Taiwan, North and South Korea)+
-*'''Southeast Asia:''' [[:Category:Southeast Asia| category]], [[Portal:Southeast Asia| portal]] (Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines) +
-*'''South Asia:''' [[:Category:South Asia| category]], [[Portal:South Asia| portal]] (India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Burma)+
-*'''United Kingdom:'''+
-*'''United Nations:''' [[:Category:United Nations| category]], [[Portal:United Nations| portal]].+
-==Hot topic categories and portals==+
-*'''2008 US Presidential elections topics:''' [[:Category:2008 US Presidential elections topics|category]], [[Portal:2008 US Presidential elections topics| portal]] +
-*'''Palestinian-Israeli Conflict:''' [[:Category:Palestinian Israeli Conflict| category]], [[Portal:Palestinian Israeli Conflict| portal]]+
-*'''Marijuana:''' [[:Category:Marijuana| category]], [[Portal:Marijuana| portal]].+
-*'''Iraq war:''' [[:Category:Iraq War| category]], [[Portal:Iraq War| portal]].+
-*'''Iranian nuclear crisis:''' [[:Category:Iranian nuclear crisis| category]], [[Portal:Iranian nuclear crisis| portal]].+
-*'''Global Climate Change:''' [[:Category:Global Climate Change| category]], [[Portal:Global Climate Change| portal]]. +
-*'''The future of energy:''' [[:Category:The future of energy| category]], [[Portal:The future of energy| portal]].+
-*'''North Korean nuclear crisis:''' [[:Category:North Korean nuclear crisis| category]], [[Portal:North Korean nuclear crisis| portal]].+
-*'''China rising:''' [[:Category:China rising| category]], [[Portal:China rising| portal]].+
-*'''War on drugs:''' [[:Category:War on drugs| category]], [[Portal:War on drugs| portal]].+
-*'''HIV/AIDs:''' [[:Category:HIV/AIDs| category]], [[Portal:HIV/AIDs| portal]].+
-*'''Disease and sanitation:''' [[:Category:Disease, sanitation, and clean water| category]], [[Portal:Disease, sanitation, and clean water| portal]]+
-*'''Corruption:''' [[:Category:Corruption| category]], [[Portal:Corruption| portal]]+
-*'''Trade and globalization:''' [[:Category:Trade and globalization| category]], [[Portal:Trade and globalization| portal]]+
-*'''Internet and information issues:''' [[:Category:Internet and information issues| category]], [[Portal:Internet and information issues| portal]]+
-*'''Biotechnology and ethics:''' [[:Category:Biotechnology and ethics| category]], [[Portal:Biotechnology and ethics| portal]]+
-*'''Abortion:''' [[:Category:Abortion| category]], [[Portal:Abortion| portal]]+
-*'''Homosexuality issues:''' [[:Category:Homosexuality issues| category]], [[Portal:Homosexuality issues| portal]]+
-*'''Elections and voting issues:''' [[:Category:Election and voting issues| category]], [[Portal:Election and voting issues| portal]]+
-*'''War on terrorism:''' [[:Category:War on terrorism| category]], [[Portal:War on terrorism| portal]] +
-*'''Treatment of suspected terrorists, Guantanamo Bay, "enemy combatants"...:''' [[:Category:Treatment of suspected terrorists, Guantanamo Bay, "enemy combatants"...| category]], [[Portal:Treatment of suspected terrorists, Guantanamo Bay, "enemy combatants"...| portal]].+
-*'''Immigration issues:''' [[:Category:Immigration issues| category]], [[Portal:Immigration issues| portal]]+
-*'''Islam and the West:''' [[:Category:Islam and the West| category]], [[Portal:Islam and the West| portal]]+
-*'''Millennium Development Goals:''' [[:Category:Millennium Development Goals| category]], [[Portal:Millennium Development Goals| portal]]+
-*'''Child issues:''' [[:Category:Child issues| category]], [[Portal:Child issues| portal]]+
-*'''Life and death:''' [[:Category:Life and death| Life and death]], [[Portal:Life and death| Life and death]] (abortion, capital punishment, euthanasia...)+
-*'''Sex and reproduction:''' [[:Category:Sex and reproduction issues| category]], [[Portal:Sex and reproduction issues| portal]]+
-*'''Gender issues:''' [[:Category:Gender issues| category]], [[Portal:Gender issues| portal]]+
-*'''Freedom of speech issues:''' [[:Category:Freedom of speech issues| category]], [[Portal:Freedom of speech issues| portal]]+
-*'''Privacy:''' [[:Category:Privacy| category]], [[Portal:Privacy| portal]]+
-*'''Taxes:''' [[:Category:Taxes| category]], [[Portal:Taxes| portal]]+
-*'''Weapons proliferation:''' [[:Category:Weapons proliferation| category]], [[Portal:Weapons proliferation| portal]]+
-*'''Genocide and war crimes:'''+
-*'''Family issues:''' [[:Category:Family issues| category]], [[Portal:Family issues| portal]]+
-*'''Poverty and welfare:''' [[:Category:Poverty and welfare| category]], [[Portal:Poverty and welfare| portal]]+
-*'''Race issues:''' [[:Category:Race issues| category]], [[Portal:Race issues| portal]]+
-*'''Public safety issues:''' [[:Category:Public safety issues| category]], [[Portal:Public safety issues| portal]]+
-*'''Failed and rogue states:''' [[:Category:Failed and rogue states| category]], [[Portal:Failed and rogue states| portal]]+
-*'''NATO:''' [[Category:NATO| category]], [[Portal:NATO| portal]]+
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