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The best blogs and online articles from today

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".