On Saturday, union members and their allies rallied from coast to coast. Hundreds turned out in Philadelphia's Love Park to show solidarity with the people of Wisconsin.
The speakers at this evening's panel discussion, “Covering Egypt: The Media and the Revolution,” would likely dismiss any comparison between Madison and Cairo.
The program will feature a keynote address by Riz Khan of Al-Jazeera English. If you have never heard of Al-Jazeera English, it's probably because the network is largely unavailable on American cable systems.
The panel discussion will focus on the trending topic of digital media and the popular uprising in Egypt. The panelists will include Jeffrey Ghannam, author of a new report, “Social Media in the Arab World: Leading up to the Uprisings of 2011.”
The event will be streamed live here, beginning at 6:30 pm ET.