In calendar terms, the demonstrations in Wisconsin, you could say, picked up right where the Egyptians left off. I've slept on the cold, stone floor of the Wisconsin state Capitol (twice), and believe me, the spirit of Cairo is here.
The revolution was successful because it had no leaders, only coordinators of bottom up energy. Its use of social media was brilliantly conceived to meld online organizing with offline action, not supplant it.
If Mubarak were to resign in the coming week, his departure would pave the way for an interim caretaker presidency in Omar Suleiman, who has developed strong relations with the United States and Israel.