Great Britain

"Sharing the World's Resources: An Introduction" [booklet]

Booklet outlining the current crisis in the world's political economy, the need for new sorts of governance, a revival of localism and new types of international sharing and global reform.

British Beer-Drinkers Learn to "Buy Local"

The venerable English pub has long been a place where everyone from the businessman to the housewife to the student, factory worker and vicar could meet as equals — a social commons that reflected the neighborhood and its idiosyncrasies. Over the past twenty years or more, however, large corporations have consolidated the ownership of British pubs so that some companies own thousands of them. The trend has accelerated in recent years, forcing hundreds of independent local pubs to close.