A round-up of noteworthy articles in the print edition of January 27th - February 3rd 2007. In this week's podcast: The greening of America; South Africa and human rights; British social attitudes; and artificial intelligence and human games...

A discussion with Edward Carr, Business Affairs Editor of The Economist: "Median pay for executives is around $7m per year. That's a lot of money, but not that much when you compare it with people in similar professions--lawyers, traders, hedge fund managers. They've actually outpaced...

A round-up of noteworthy articles in the print edition of January 7th - January 14th 2007. In this week's podcast: the United Nations; the execution of Saddam Hussein; Lloyds' of London; and why bats are good for agriculture....