Saturday, February 12, 2005


ANTHONY KAULEAS, 829, Patriarch of Constantinople, is the Saint of the day.

THE KENYAN HIERARCHY issue a statement calling on the president to sack corrupt officials. It seems all 29 of them signed.

ABOLITION Adams Hochschild's Bury the Chains apparently deals quite well with the British abolition movement, but if reports are to be believed, not so well with the economic consequences of slavery and abolition. Joseph inikori has a big, fat book on the subject...Eric Williams' Capitalism and Slavery is also worth reading.

THE PRINCE OF WALES finally makes a (semi) - honest woman of Camilla. Steve Bell draws it best.

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