Blood and Treasure asks what would have happened if New Labour had been in power in 1807:
Naturally, things can’t be allowed to go on as before. But we must not be tempted by the simplistic solutions embraced by extremists on the other side. No. What we need to do here is bring all the stakeholders together and set out a course that is both radical and realistic. What we need is a one stop shop for slave regulation. ...
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(Via Tim Worstall with thanks to Steve)