Our American Experiment
By Evan Baehr
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Our American Experiment is a podcast that engages leading thinkers and doers creatively working to strengthen the United States of America-- the longest running experiment to defend individual liberty and promote human flourishing the world has ever seen. Cohosts include DC-based tech insider Jessica Dahl and Austin, TX, based serial entrepreneur Evan Baehr.
||CleanAvik Roy on reinventing the traditional think tank||In many ways, the life of Avik Roy was pretty predictable. He had gone to MIT, later Yale medical school, then he was investing in companies and making a lot of money. And then something happened: when he grew concerned about health care policies, he we||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeff Sandefer on Disruptive Education—creating the one-room schoolhouse for the 21st century||Jeff and Laura Sandefer started Acton Academy eight years ago with the single goal of providing a learner-driven education for their two sons. What transpired was a global network of today’s most innovative schools. Jeff Sandefer tells the origin stor||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteve Hilton on Positive Populism, Brexit, and Fleck-Festooned T-Shirts||Jessica and Evan visit with Steve Hilton, a man of many talents and claims to fame. An early restaurateur in farm to table, a corporate social responsibility advocate, right hand to David Cameron, and now CEO and best selling author. Hilton's latest pu||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoug Deason: How a High School Arrest Forged a Criminal Justice Warrior||Doug Deason is an unlikely advocate for criminal justice reform: he is a wealthy investor based in Dallas who supported Donald Trump. However, a childhood adventure and a powerful speech by Charles Koch helped shape Doug into one of the most outspoken||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStacy Hock on Educational Choice--From Innovation in New York to Political Battles in Texas||Stacy Hock is an Austin-born, MIT-trained computer scientist, serial leader of technology companies, and now advocate for educational choice in her home state of Texas. After reading Milton Friedman, Hock became committed to free-market solutions to di||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMike Gallagher on the "Why" of Being in Congress and Sleeping in Your Office||Mike Gallagher is the youngest member of the United States Congress. After nearly a decade of service in the military, Gallagher takes his 'deployment' mentality to Washington. Gallagher chats all things from how to disagree with Trump to tips on doin||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Really enjoyed these conversations thus far. High quality and always interesting. I’ve found the discussions and guests extremely engaging, and they’ve kept my attention even when I was unsure whether I’d find the topic interesting. Hope these keep coming.
Exciting Approach & I’m excited for many more!
Dynamic guest for a first episode, and can’t wait to listen to many, many more from OAE! I’ve always enjoyed Evan B’s speaking style, and hope he’ll be hosting + sharing wisdom and experiences in many more of these episodes.