Tuesday, July 08, 2008


This week, the G8 are meeting in Tōyako, Japan. One of the chief items on their agenda is the current world food crisis. So naturally, they're scoffing down four-course lunches and eight course dinners, with caviar, sea urchin and truffles, while telling the poor to tighten their belts.

And people wonder why aristocrats get lynched in revolutions...