Occupy Movement


Thu October 13, 2011

Hick: Protesters Can't Camp in Park

Governor Hickenlooper was joined by state Attorney General John Suthers and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock at a news conference addressing the protesters' demands Thursday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper says Wall Street protesters camped out near the state capitol cannot continue staying in the state-owned park overnight.  It's the latest move in the growing standoff between protesters and authorities.

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Wed October 12, 2011

'Occupy Denver' Protesters Want Camping Waiver

A protest against corporate greed mirroring "Occupy Wall Street" continued in Denver's Civic Center Park Wednesday, even as some worried authorities would try to remove the illegal campers.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado authorities have not yet said whether protesters outside the state capitol will be allowed to continue camping out in a public park as part of a nationwide protest against corporate greed.  KUNC’s Kirk Siegler reports that the Occupy Denver protesters are asking Governor Hickenlooper for a waiver to camp at civic center park.

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Sat October 8, 2011
Occupy Denver

Occupy Denver Marches in the Rain

Jim Hill KUNC

Dismal weather and cold temperatures didn't slow the planned protest & march Saturday for Occupy Denver. The protestors gathered in Civic Center Park along Broadway until Noon, then marched across Lincoln to the west side steps of the Capitol building.

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Thu October 6, 2011

'Occupy Denver' Protests Continue Downtown

"Occupy Denver" protests have been drawing modest crowds to Civic Center Park.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Cities across the country - including Denver -  are holding smaller “Occupy Wall Street” events mirroring the larger New York City protests which began last month.

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Mon October 3, 2011
The Two-Way

'Occupy Wall Street' Spreads

Originally published on Mon October 3, 2011 11:03 am

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Police begin to arrest "Occupy Wall Street" demonstrators on the Brooklyn Bridge. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.

Stephanie Keith AP

The "Occupy Wall Street" protests "appears to be settling in for the long term," NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

And as Jeff said on Weekend Edition Sunday:

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