• Public Diplomacy

    John Brown on Public Diplomacy: The World Should Be Teaching Us, Mr. Kristof

    Well-meaning Nicholas D. Kristof in the New York Times: "Peace Corps and Teach for America represent the best ethic of public service. But at a time when those programs can’t meet the demand from young people seeking to give back, we need a new initiative: Teach for the World. In my mind, Teach for the World would be a one-year program placing young Americans in schools in developing countries. The Americans might teach English or computer skills, or coach basketball or debate teams. … This would be a government-financed effort to supplement an American public diplomacy outreach that has been eviscerated over the last few decades." Mr. Kristof, who wants…