Politics 13 July 2009 Blog Roundup The best blogs and online articles from today Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Over at Slate, Seth Stevenson reports on the US institution dedicated to testing the claims made by advertisers. Matilda MacAttram at the Guardian argues that the make up of the DNA database reveals the institutional racism of the Home Office. The venerable Norman Geras exposes Karen Armstrong's evasive attitude to religion and truth. Salon's Robert Reich argues that the global economy can never "recover" because the old model is dead. Instead, we should ask when the new economy will begin. Vanity Fair contributing editor Dee Dee Myers explains why the Supreme Court doesn't need a quota of women but rather a "critical mass". › Reid in attack dog mode George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles Labour must learn the secrets of the Scottish Conservatives What's going on in Northern Ireland? Keir Starmer's Brexit diary: Why doesn't David Davis want to answer my questions?