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  • Anti-Founder takes Speech Therapy to the UN in Cambodia

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    Weh Yeoh is the founder of a project tackling extremely common communication and swallowing disorders in Cambodia, but to be frank, Weh rejects the trophy title and instead considers himself more of an ‘anti-founder’. “We’ve all seen founder’s syndrome – or founderitis – at play. Everyone remembers the Steve Jobs, the […]

  • The media is the message: The case of Egypt’s e-diplomacy

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    Thursday, 27/01/2011. This date could have marked the unfortunate and blunderous beginnings of Egypt’s e-Diplomacy.  Egyptian authorities have ordered a total blackout on all digital communications (internet and smartphones) in order to stem the growing calls for protests in the street to topple former President Hosni Moubarak. The blackout went […]

  • Bloody Year: What Have the Separatists Achieved?

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    On the 7th of April 2014 a mob of people occupied the regional council building in the Eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk and proclaimed independence as the Donetsk People Republic (DNR). At the time, most people looked at it like a joke, calling the new republic “Our Local Vatican”. The […]