Corbyn victory energises the alienated and alienates the establishment
His trajectory these last few months has conformed to that dictum for radical reformers generally attributed to Gandhi: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”An excellent article.
Zoe Williams is equally good on the vacuousness of contemporary political interviews:
Jeremy Corbyn is redefining opposition – come what may
If Corbyn can crack open the certainties of politics, so that the alienating verities of centrism, fake moderation and evasiveness have to cede to something more like a contest between genuinely different ideas, opposition may become a meaningful pursuit even while power is unknowably distant.