Sarah Freeman-Woolpert

Sarah Freeman-Woolpert

Sarah Freeman-Woolpert is a writer, researcher and organizer focused on nonviolent social movements and creative action. She lived for two years in the Balkans, studying and supporting youth activist movements. Sarah now works as a grassroots organizer for peace and justice and is based in Boston.

Articles by this author

Four #NoCoalNoGas campaign activists block a coal train near Worcester, Massachusetts on Dec. 7. (Twitter/Jay O’Hara) Views
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Blocking Trains and Removing Coal, Climate Activists Fight to Close One of New England’s Largest Power Plants
Under cover of darkness, dozens of climate activists snuck into the forest in the small town of Harvard, Massachusetts. The air was buzzing with nervous excitement as the group filed along a dirt path next to the railroad tracks, carrying heavy metal scaffolding. After half a mile of walking, the...
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Loldiers of Odin Views
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Why Nazis Are So Afraid of These Clowns
Trolls chanted in the streets the day of a planned neo-Nazi rally in the small ski town of Whitefish, Montana earlier this year. But they were not the trolls that residents had been expecting—namely, white supremacists from around the country, who had been harassing the town's Jewish community with...
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The Serbian resistance movement Otpor! successfully overthrew the nationalist dictator Slobodan Milosevic. Views
Sunday, January 22, 2017
The History of Anti-Authoritarian Struggle is a History Worth Repeating
Throughout his campaign, critics have drawn comparisons between Donald Trump and authoritarian leaders from the past. From his proposed plans to create a Muslim registry, to threats against journalists and other opponents, these critics urge us to learn from history about the dangers of a leader...
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