Renewal

Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 7 p.m

Mar. 11, 2009
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Whether it’s the evangelical crazies in Jesus Camp or Bill Maher’s satirical attack on religious leaders in Religulous, faith-based institutions usually get a bad rap in mainstream documentaries. But this free screening of the feature-length documentary “Renewal” shows various religions doing some good as they join in a combined effort to fight environmental decay. Filmmakers Marty Ostrow and Terry Kay Rockefeller traveled the country finding groups looking to clean, conserve and reconstruct the world one faithful step at a time.

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Rolling back Barack Obama’s reforms, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to seek the harshest sentences for drug offenses. Is it bad policy to fill the prison system with nonviolent offenders?

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