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Marriage woes in Egypt

One of the frustrations driving some of the protestors in Egypt is unemployment and low wages. One repercussion is that in Egypt today, many young people can't afford to get married and set up a home. Daniel Estrin reports from Cairo.

Arts, Culture & Media

Cairo band Wust el Balad

Host Marco Werman introduces us to a song by the Cairo band Wust el Balad. It is an anthem of sorts for Egyptian youth who relate to its lyrical metaphor for their dead-end lives. "Mom, I want to get married (but I don't have any money.")

Conflict & Justice

On the way to Tahrir Square

Hundreds of people stood in line in Cairo on Friday, waiting to get into Tahrir Square, the center of the anti-government protests. Ursula Lindsey stopped to speak to a few of them, and sent us this report.

Arts, Culture & Media

Basetrack program canceled

Lisa Mullins speaks with Teru Kuwayama of Basetrack, a media project following a US Marine battalion's deployment in Afghanistan. Basetrack's embedded journalists were unexpectedly asked to leave the battalion.

Lifestyle & Belief

My Poet/My Novelist

What's it like to practice the same line of work as your spouse? Novelist Naeem Murr wrote about that marriage for the Poetry Foundation. We brought him together with his wife, Averill Curdy, for both sides of the story.