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The five must-read blogs from today, on Labour’s new members, conspiracy theories and Red Ken.

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1. How Labour's new members could decide the leadership election

At Next Left, Sunder Katwala says that the votes of Labour's 32,000 new members could be decisive in an evenly balanced contest.

2. Will Tony Blair's book answer these difficult questions?

The FT's Jim Pickard lists the ten outstanding questions that Blair's memoirs must answer to be a page-turner.

3. Tory "high flyer" sacked for foul-mouthed rant against Diane Abbott MP

Operation Black Vote reports on a Conservative Future official forced out after describing Abbott as a "foul, ignorant, conceited cunt".

4. Conspiracy theories are an issue progressives can no longer ignore

Over at Left Foot Forward, Carl Miller says progressives have a duty to speak out and confront conspiracy theories.

5. Ken Livingstone, David Miliband and Labour's future in London

The Guardian's Dave Hill says that Livingstone should support the sort of community activism endorsed by Jon Cruddas and David Miliband.