JO: Are you buoyed by what’s happening there?
AL: I’m very buoyed by it. I’m not a member of the Labour Party. I’m a member of the Socialist Workers Party. But I’m very buoyed by what’s happened with Jeremy Corbyn and the response to real socialist politics. Once, I think we’ve seen, people have been given a real alternative, they choose it. Unfortunately, under previous Labour governments, there was no left alternative. It was just another shade of conservatism.
JO: I mean I’m not … in the sense I am not a Labour Party member either, I actually chose to join the Greens in the end …
JO: as I thought they were outflanking Labour on the economy and on social issues, let alone on ecological issues … so I’m worrying that a lot of people might think just voting Labour is enough when actually the Labour Party has historically always been a rather mixed bag.
AL: It is a mixed bag … definitely what people have voted for is the left of that mixed bag ….