Pick of the week: Brexit plans and Labour's transformation

"Fox slip up at WTO shows he has no Brexit plan"
"Fox slip up at WTO shows he has no Brexit plan"
Natalie Bloomer By

A chance to catch up on our five most-read items of the week.

Five: Rachel Reeves' comments on immigration could encourage hate attacks

In fifth place this week is a piece which looked at the recent comments made by Labour's Rachel Reeves about racist attacks in her constituency. It suggested that she has effectively victim-blamed the people who have been targeted by post-Brexit violence.

Four: Corbyn shows extraordinary bravery in standing up for immigrants

Jeremy Corbyn this week rejected calls from the likes of Rachel Reeves and Chuka Umunna for a tougher stance on immigration from Labour. Our next piece suggested the decision was incredibly brave and one he deserves praise for.

Three: The World Transformed: Momentum conference should give the left hope

In third place is a piece which suggested that the recent Momentum conference should give the left optimism. With younger members' of the group's leadership beginning to assert themselves, could the fate of the new Labour party rest in their hands?

Two: Unite chief: British media must be taken over and defeated

Next is a report from a recent Momentum meeting where Unite's chief of staff called for a "socialist" solution to media ownership in the UK.  Andrew Murray said there had to be a "change in ownership" away from the "tax exiles and ne'er-do-wells" who currently own most newspapers and broadcast media.

One: Fox slip up at WTO shows he has no Brexit plan

In the top spot this week is a piece which looked at Liam Fox's speech at the WTO. It suggested that it showed he clearly doesn't understand the basic rules of the international trading system Britain may soon be falling into if it can’t secure a deal with the EU before the end of the Article 50 process.


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