A round-up of noteworthy articles in the print edition of November 11th - 18th 2006. In this week's podcast: judging Saddam Hussein; reinventing trade unions; how Japan's new prime minister is faring; and Kazakhstan and the branding of nations....

A round-up of noteworthy articles in the print edition of November 4th - 11th 2006. In this week's podcast: America's mid-term elections; Italy and Spain, Mediterranean rivals; a new business-model for drug research; and the future for mercenaries....

A round-up of noteworthy articles in the print edition of October 28th - November 4th 2006. In this week's podcast: Iraq and America; Britain's white underclass; the future of videogames; and an obituary of Eric Newby, travel writer and fashion buyer....

A round-up of noteworthy articles in the print edition of October 21st - 28th 2006. In this week's podcast: how Asia will shop while America drops; Saudi Arabia's uneasy crown of petrodollars; North Korea's food shortage; and how listening to this podcast may help your...