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Monday, February 11, 2013

Members of the Muslim Brotherhood hold prayers in Tahir Square ahead of the first anniversary of the revolution on January 24, 2012 in Cairo, Egypt. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images/Getty)

It's been two years since the ouster of Mubarak in Egypt. The Wilson Center's Joshua Stacher discusses Egypt two years after the revolution. Plus: the Lieutenant Governor of California and former mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom on how technology can fix democracy; the latest political news out of Washington with the Washington Post's Karen Tumulty; and the director of the Oscar-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras." 

The Week In Politics: SOTU, Nuclear, Rubio

Last week saw two high-profile confirmation hearings, and this week brings the State of the Union - and the GOP response from Marco Rubio. Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for the Washington Post, discusses the news from Washington.

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Egypt Two Years After Mubarak's Ouster

Joshua Stacher, Egypt expert at the Wilson Center assistant professor of Political Science at Kent State and the author of Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria, discusses the situation in Egypt two years after the fall of Mubarak.

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Gavin Newsom on Citizenville

Gavin Newsom former mayor of San Francisco, current Lt. Gov. of California discusses his book Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government

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Pope Benedict Resigns: Now What?

Andrew Davis, Rome Bureau Chief for Bloomberg, joins to discuss the announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will voluntarily step down at the end of the month.

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Oscar Nominated Documentaries: "5 Broken Cameras"

Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, co-directors of the new documentary "5 Broken Cameras," discuss the difficulties of making a film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Animal Rescue and Adoptions in New York City

Independent journalist Jillian Jonas' recent piece on Animal Care & Control ran in City Limits. She joins us to talk about criticisms of conditions in Animal Care & Control shelters for dogs and cats, a new report out about reforming the system, and what to know about animal rescues and adoptions in New York City.

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