Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark's Revolutionary Bank Robbers

Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark's Revolutionary Bank Robbers


In may perhaps of 1989, on a quiet road in Copenhagen, police chanced on an residence that had served for years as a hideaway for Denmark’s so much infamous 20th-century financial institution robbers. The contributors, who belonged to a communist association and lived modest lives within the Danish capital, had, over a interval of virtually twenty years, despatched thousands in stolen money received in fantastic heists to 3rd global liberation hobbies, particularly the preferred entrance for the Liberation of Palestine. the most confusing and beautiful chapters from the ecu anti-imperialist milieu of the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, Turning funds into Rebellion is the first-ever account of the tale in English, overlaying the occasions from center jap capitals and African refugee camps to the group’s fateful final theft that earned them a list haul and left a police officer lifeless. The ebook comprises ancient files, illustrations, and an particular interview with Torkil Lauesen and Jan Weimann, of the group’s longest-standing contributors. it's a compelling story of turning radical concept into motion and issues research and approach up to morality and political practice.

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