Have you ever walked down a street, seen a stranger looking depressed, and felt a painful tug of the heart?
Have you ever read or watched the news and recognised a truth to the world, that it is founded on inequality and injustice and breeds unnecessary human suffering, and not been able to turn away then and thereafter? For as long as I can remember, I’ve had this. I’ve had empathy, connection, insight, and yearning for change. Indeed, what else is there to making a socialist? Perhaps, our own biographies.
I grew up in a British Asian household with regular visits to and from the wider