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The five must-read posts from today, on Gaza, social mobility and Chilcot

1. It's time David Miliband went to Gaza and saw the injustice

Over at LabourList, Jeremy Corbyn MP reports back from a visit to Gaza and says the Foreign Secretary must witness the "strangulation" caused by the siege for himself.

2. Social mobility fact-check for Isaby

Next Left's Sunder Katwala rebuts Jonathan Isaby's claim that social mobility rose under Margaret Thatcher.

3. Brown/Darling ponder another Budget giveaway

The FT's Jim Pickard says the Prime Minister and the Chancellor are planning to use the windfall from lower benefit payouts to fund another giveaway.

4. There will be wry smiles as Chilcot wades into political waters

Gary Gibbon says Tony Blair's closest supporters are delighted that Gordon Brown's own role will come under scrutiny.

5. The Conservatives are playing a dangerous game with their draft manifesto

The Telegraph's Will Heaven argues that the Tories are unwise to look to Barack Obama as their campaign guru.

 

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