Some Coloradans are joining fast-food workers across the country in calling for higher wages.
A relatively uneventful Cherry Days Parade on the Fourth of July was interrupted by a man protesting the involvement of resident billionaire Bill Koch. The protester, Sid Lewis – now referred to by many as “Tiananmen Sid” – ran out into the path of an oncoming tank, which was reportedly owned by Koch.
The cost to the City of Denver for the Occupy Denver protests and activities is approximately $365,000.
Occupy Denver protesters once again gathered in downtown Denver on Sunday.
About 1,000 Occupy Denver protesters gathered in Civic Center Park at noon on Saturday. Then marched through downtown Denver, carrying signs and chanting.
More than 1,000 teachers, state employees and firefighters rallied outside the Colorado Capitol on Saturday in support of Wisconsin public workers face the elimination of their bargaining rights.