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Francis Fukuyama on Arab Spring and OWS


“Acclaimed political scientist Francis Fukuyama joined us to discuss the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, and his latest book, The Origins of Political Order, newly out in paperback. Read his piece on the failure of the Facebook Generation in the Arab Spring and Egypt, where crucial elections will be held Wednesday. Read the transcript below. Read the full transcript of the chat here.

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