Sarah Towle

Sarah Towle is an award-winning London-based US expatriate author currently sharing her journey from outrage to activism one story of humanity and heroism at a time. Read more episodes from The First Solution at

Matamoros refugee camp

Redneck Revolutionary

So you see, even a conservative libertarian from Texas Hill Country can turn toward the light. All it takes is a commitment to boycott Rush Limbaugh and Fox News and a refusal to look away.

June 10, 2020

Angry Tias and Abuelas

Hello? Is There Anybody Out There?

With the coronavirus pandemic stalking the asylum seekers waiting nervously in camps and shelters all along the border and in the overcrowded jail cells of the US justice system, inspiration from the border is very hard to come by these days. Thanks to the Angry Tías and Abuelas for shining a light in the darkness, and to London journalist Sarah Towle for sharing their story, and other tales of humanity and heroism from her 2,000-mile journey along the US-Mexico Border.

April 2, 2020