Alex Singleton: Peter Mandelson says EPA opponents are spreading misinformation and propaganda.
AFP: A movie (not a documentary) about the Battle in Seattle premiered in Toronto last weekend.
Iana Dreyer: The French president’s call for CAP reform is “typical Sarko style – more markets + more national preference or protection. What the final result will be is to be seen.”
Dani Rodrik: UBC’s Nathan Nunn finds that African countries that exported more slaves between 1400 and 1900 are worse off economically today. Slave procurement resulted in state collapse and ethnic fractionalization.