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The Robin Hood Tax is a financial transaction tax that would charge 50 cents (or half a percent) of every $100 worth of financial transactions.
Some people are planning to mark the occasion with public demonstrations.
"We want you to protest," one officer told us. "We respect that. That's what this country was founded on. I get that 100%. But there are laws, and you have to follow those laws."
Photojournalist Julia Reinhardt was plucked from a crowd, seemingly at random, and arrested, apparently because she lacked NYPD press credentials.
At least a dozen Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested yesterday evening during a march from Washington Square Park to Zuccotti Park, as police repeatedly "plunged" into the group to detain people on the sidewalk.
The schedule spans three days, culminating in a "People's Wall" action on Monday morning, when protesters are planning to non-violently obstruct the zone around Wall Street shut down by authorities on the movement's two-month anniversary.
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