FROM Laura Olson
A Political Transformation on the Religious Right? Evangelical Christians are broadening their horizons. In addition to abortion and same-sex marriage, they're now focused on poverty and the environment. Polls show large numbers of white evangelicals voting in Democratic primaries, while traditional church leaders are trying to keep them in the Republican fold. Is there a "great awakening" that could have an impact on this year's presidential election? We'll hear a dialogue between a "the new generation" of evangelicals and veterans of the religious right.
An Atrocity in Kenya Al-Shabaab's latest and biggest massacre of innocent people has focused attention on Kenya, where local and regional conflicts have increasing importance to the rest of the world—very much including America.