Thousands rally for climate demonstration in Stockholm

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Activists hold placards during “Fridays for future” demonstration, a worldwide climate strike against governmental inaction towards climate breakdown and environmental pollution in Stockholm on September 27, 2019. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)
Arrangers of the climate demonstration said 60,000 people had joined the Fridays for Future march in Stockholm, Friday, with pop star Robyn singing to the masses.

Radio Sweden was there.

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Liv Lewitschnik, Radio Sweden

Liv Lewitschnik, Radio Sweden

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    Monday, October 7, 2019 at 18:30
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    Like many Americans I am a mutt, but I have never been so proud of my half Swede heritage as the last couple years. Greta Thunberg spends a good deal of time blasting her elders for inaction, while for this 68 1/2 year-old she is my hero. My auto-correct just tried to change her name to ‘Thunderer’. I like that…
    it has the ring of the Old Gods. I don’t think she’d mind!
    It’s good to finally see coverage of the Stockholm demonstrations! Thousands of kids marched here… supplemented by a few old fools like me. She seems to be in the neighboring Dakotas…talking to the Dakota/Lakota people, which is WONDERFUL, but I hope she comes this way.
    Missoula, Montana

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