Rome burns while the G8 fiddle
- Author: Oxfam International
- Copyright: Oxfam International
- Date: 8 July 2009
G8 leaders lying on a triclinium, eating grapes and reciting ancient poems accompanied by a cetra, whilst huge flames destroy Rome. The eight leaders of the most powerful countries are, like Emperor Nero, ignoring the flaming crisis engulfing the world around them.