Long a model democracy and champion for democratic ideals, the UK is struggling now with the effects of globalization and decades of policies crafted by its elites of finance who disdain manufacturing and apparently care nothing for the effect that the loss of manufacturing jobs has had on so many families. Loss of good manufacturing jobs has created downward mobility on a massive scale outside London. Brexit is the natural consequence - but provides no solution in and of itself.
Consumers can support UK democracy - and its positive effects in the UK and around the world - by supporting UK workers now and buying UK made products now.
See how our Ratings are determined here.
Please also see our Content and Ratings Disclaimer.
Environmental Protections - Country Rating
Women's Equality - Country Rating
LGBTQ Equality - Country Rating