Editorial Excerpt | October ‘43
Denmark has good reason to be proud [of its efforts aid the flight of the country’s Jews to Sweden 70 years ago today].
Even though the fishermen who sailed the families across have been criticised for the amount of money some charged, and even though there were a few rotten apples among the Danes who snitched to the occupying forces, it is still unique that the Danes, by and large, were able to protect a threatened group living among them.
Outside Denmark, this popular effort has attracted enormous attention.
It’s not hard to understand why: we all want more solidarity and to create a society that encourages the individual to act in the interest of the common good.
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