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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 11:58 PM
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#OccupyWallStreet comes to Denmark (Copenhagen Post)
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:47
Justin Cremer
Danish spin-off group plans to take part in global demo on Saturday

... Here, the group Occupy Denmark began as a show of sympathy to the American protesters. But, like in the US, it quickly spiralled into something more.

This started for most of us as a way to express our solidarity with what is going on in the United States, Tomas Vogter, one of the individuals behind Occupy Denmark, told The Copenhagen Post. We then had a meeting to determine if we would just be a solidarity group or if we would address some of the issues that we have in Denmark. After a seven-hour meeting on Sunday, we determined that we would address domestic issues as well.

It didnt take long for the local group to pick up steam. When The Copenhagen Post first contacted Occupy Denmark for this story, it had roughly 200 likes on Facebook and hadnt made a blip in the media. Since then it has been been the subject of features by DR, TV2, Information newspaper, and others, and as of Tuesday had nearly 1,500 Facebook followers.

Our movement is growing and now its too big to ignore, Vogter said. The press has finally realised this isnt just a group of unwashed hippies. ...
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GReedDiamond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-12-11 12:50 AM
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1. KnR...and while we're at it...
Edited on Wed Oct-12-11 12:51 AM by GReedDiamond

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