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A.M. America

A.M. America

By A.M. Pfeffer
Like much everything else these days, optimism has become a polarizing subject, but it shouldn’t be. Scratch that. Irrational optimism can and does create problems, but rational optimism is our true national mantra, and we would do well to remember that. Because despite the constant barrage of naysaying and fear mongering and divisiveness and outrage, America is poised to emerge stronger than ever from this post-truth world we are living through, and this podcast explores how a rationally confident outlook brings power back to the people. Back where it belongs.
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April 24, 2020

A.M. America

Susanne Tedrick - author of Women of Color in Tech - New York City
So much covered in such little time! Being a first time author, what her book is all about and how/why it's so relevant now, being mentored and also being a mentor, working for IBM, and of course...a larger conversation about what's happening in the world today, Black Lives Matter, and Susanne's perspective on the incredible revolution currently underway.
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Brooke Lawler - Free Story Family and absolute hustler (said with great admiration!) - California
Few people actually wake up one day, quit their job, shuck all their worldly possessions, and move their family into a tiny home. But more extraordinary, almost no one who does has a vision to turn this new way of life into a business. Meet Brooke Lawler, a visionary with a master plan on how to turn a socialist ideal into the next wave of do good capitalism. You absolutely have to hear her personal story and plan!
May 21, 2020
Devon White - Co founder of Global Brain Data Foundation and CEO of Field, a Neuro Enhancement Company - New York
A deep critical thinker and massive proponent of the human race, Devon White is a fascinating force of change in the world of individual data. He has dedicated his entire life toward our personalized information, which, in the age of pandemics, is more prevalent than ever. We spent nearly two hours deep diving into privacy, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, and countless other topics important to our future.
May 11, 2020
Cydian Kauffman - Lives at ground zero for U.S. Coronavirus outbreak. Diagnosed autistic but maintains well rounded life - Seattle, WA
Cydian is an intriguing individual with an interesting viewpoint on his personal life, his hometown, and America in general. His passions and concerns about himself and our country are worth a listen!
May 01, 2020
Roman Roberts - Army interrogator for eight years in Iraq and Afghanistan. Former foster care child and motivational speaker - Texas
Though some of the interview is lost due to poor connection, Roman proved to be an incredibly interesting individual. He's a father of a young son, a business consultant, and his worldview is certainly worth hearing.
May 01, 2020
Alice Lauren - Nursing home professional. Pop culture enthusiast. Does stand up comedy and improv too! - Rochester, NY
Alice came on to speak about her experiences working in a nursing home during Covid-19, as well as brighten the mood with some general talk about streaming TV, living with an ex-boyfriend during the pandemic, and everything else under the sun.
May 01, 2020
Chuck Jaffe - Economist with his own platform: MoneyLifeShow. Syndicated columnist. - Massachusetts
Chuck talks life, money, Covid19, the world now and what to expect. We talk big picture economics, his own personal enthusiasms, and where he sees America heading for the time being and beyond.
May 01, 2020
Jesse Jackson - Bruce Springsteen and Dr. Who enthusiast. Liberal leaning father of one. Sixty. - Texas
Today we speak with Jesse Jackson (no not the Reverend), who has two podcasts himself. He’s a sixty year old father of one son. Bright, cheery, funny, and all around happy-go-lucky. The perfect first guest to launch a podcast about rational optimism in America.
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