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Modern day Robin Hoods disrupt traffic in financial district chanting "Tax Wall Street and End AIDS". 

New York (27 April 2012) - A number of activists with AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and Occupy Wall Street, dressed in Robin Hood costumes, were arrested in New York following a protest in the financial district.

These modern Robin Hoods waived placards and chanted "Tax Wall Street and End AIDS" to a number of supportive onlookers.

April 13, 2012

The federal budget will increase income inequality, decrease the quality of life for Canadians and slow economic recovery. 

March 28, 2012

With Italy, France and Germany already in support, the UK is now the only centre-right Government amongst Europe's five biggest economies not to back the tax.

January 16, 2012

Advocates see progress during meeting as number of countries backing the Robin Hood Tax continues to grow.  Canadians see need for more pressure on Harper government to join.

November 3, 2011

The 99% and the 0.001% agree on something.  Will Harper government continue to oppose?

November 3, 2011

Respondents in half of 99 countries surveyed say they do not have confidence in their national governments.

November 2, 2011

The lawmakers proposal follows a similar measure being discussed by the European Union (EU).

November 1, 2011

The Harper government's opposition to the Robin Hood Tax draws criticism from Canada's Occupy movement.

October 29, 2011

"Such a taxation would be very useful to promote global and sustainable development according to principles of social justice and solidarity". 

October 24, 2011

"Our organizations say NO to this agreement, which has been negotiated for the sole benefit of transnational corporations at the expense of people's rights and of the protection of the environment," says the declaration.

October 20, 2011

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