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28 reasons to take action against the Harper Conservative government

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As Parliament resumes on this #J28 global day of action, we present 28 reminders of what people across the country and around the world are mobilizing against.  

1. Attacks on democratic rights: Harper's way or the highway

The Court Challenges Program, which provided funding for Canadians to defend their Charter Rights, has been shut down. Extremes were taken to crush protests at the G-20 summit. Harper also appealed a Canadian Federal Court decision asking the United States to repatriate Canadian Omar Khadr from Guantanamo. Harper has never spoken out against the judicial travesties at Guantanamo.

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