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?


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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