Ravi Bali is a veteran activist of the British Left. He currently works in London with Marxist-Humanist Initiative, having rejected both the vanguardism and the acceptance of capitalism that mark his former comrades. He sees the election of Trump and the growth of racist reaction in Europe as a threat to humanity and a barrier to achieving a decent society for all. Bali writes for MHI’s web journal, With Sober Senses,, and works as an electrician.