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Gordon Brown: Education for Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Gordon Brown, special envoy for global education at the United Nations, and former British Prime Minister (Labour 2007-2010), offers a plan to educate the children displaced by the violence in Syria.

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Comments [7]

It was so nice, listening to the former
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Thank you for having Mr. Brown on.

I think, the wonderful work Mr. Brown is doing,
in seeking to offer education to kids that eagerly want to learn, regardless of their circumstance,is fantastic.

Children that want an education,
despite their harrowing personal
situations, should be able to get one.

Hats Off to Mr. Gordon Brown for spearheading that goal.

Oct. 02 2013 03:41 PM

So he has his new hobby[like Clinton who after being president took as his hobby the white mans burden of wanting to "help" Haiti. When the earth quake hit it became evident he bit off more then he could chew as he proved inept at helping that country]. Brown is basically doing the same thing as he keeps himself busy making platitudes. The bombs could be dropping on children still in Syria, they could be gassed by their own government but he's attending to his hobby.

Oct. 02 2013 11:52 AM
Bob from Pelham, NY

Did Mr. Brown ever answer Brian's question of how he would have voted on the Syria resolution if he hadn't been conveniently out of town?

Oct. 02 2013 10:26 AM
Peg

We invest tons in education. But plenty of American children don't want to go to school or learn how to read or write. Should we deny education to get children to want it?

Oct. 02 2013 10:21 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

"WE Don't Need No Educashun."
"WE Need Our Wimmen Pregnant and Barefoot."
"We need our dinners ready and tasty"
"WE need our laundry clean and crispy."-

-PinkTaliban

Oct. 02 2013 10:18 AM
DB from Manhattan

How does Mr. Brown feel about it if the education provided for children is religious, such as is done in a strictly Islamic madrasa?

Oct. 02 2013 10:08 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Let the Muslim countries pay for Arab refugees. Why ask the US or European countries to pay for this mess?

Oct. 02 2013 10:06 AM

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