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Occupy protesters mark second anniversary

Protesters call for tax on Wall Street financial transactions as movement struggles to maintain momentum.

Last Modified: 18 Sep 2013 09:34
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It has been two years since the Occupy Wall Street movement was born in the US - triggering spin-off protests across the world aimed at corruption and economic inequality.

Protesters marked the second anniversary on Tuesday with a new objective: calling for a tax on Wall Street financial transactions, organisers said.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York on how the movement is struggling to maintain momentum.

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