Serve. Or else.

Today in the New York Times editorialist Nicholas D. Kristof wrote of the success of Teach For America, and urged the Obama Administration to implement a similar system, but for the world. Teach for the World.
Rather than mock those on the cultural left that want world peace, why don’t we use that as a valuable resource? This world needs all the help it can get. Rather than gripe about how just giving people money does not help them, why don’t they go volunteer a year abroad educating people?
What problem do those on the right have with this idea?

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One thought on “Serve. Or else.

  1. TFA has helped set up similar groups around the world. When I was at Institute, I met folks with the Teach for India program, and there were consultants trying to get it going in a few central European countries.

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