By Alex Sayfie
October 21st, 2020
“In these discordant and divisive times, a lot of us feel like we don’t recognize America anymore. We come from every place on earth and every station in life, and yet we openly demean each other if we live or think differently. It isn’t clear what unites us, what makes us American.”
Being American with Deval Patrick is the newest addition to the diverse podcast network at MuddHouse Media. As we lead up to one of the most significant elections in American history, Former Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick will lead a conversation about what it means to be American in 2020. As our country finds itself in the midst of social, economic, environmental, and health crises, Deval and his guests will break down these issues and delve into our nation’s attitudes and ideals on a deeper level.
“A lot of people are asking in a sense, whether America is who she says she is?” asks Deval Patrick.
Here are the top 10 reasons to listen to Being American with Deval Patrick:
As a former 2020 U.S. Presidential candidate, Deval Patrick brings a unique perspective to the historic race as we wind down into the final weeks before November 3rd.
As an American who has achieved success and has significant experience in both the private and public sectors, Deval Patrick has his finger on the pulse of many different walks of life in our country.
2020 will go down as one of the most eventful, bizarre years in American history. Listen to this podcast to learn what has made this year extraordinarily different, and where we go from here.
Being American with Deval Patrick has an incredible slate of special guests lined up, including elected officials, activists, celebrities, and more. Here are a few guests on tap for season one: singer James Taylor, former NY Times writer Anand Giridharadas, American-Eritrean long-distance runner Meb Keflezighi, international lawyer Mehrsa Baradaran, candidate for U.S. Representative Adair Ford Boroughs, U.S. Representative from Kentucky Charles Booker, and many more.
Given the polarization and division in our country, this moment calls for unifying voices, and Deval Patrick is well-equipped to serve as one of them.
We need forums where Americans can share their common experiences and identify with one another through shared ideals and values.
Deval Patrick and his guests will bring varying perspectives that will shed light on how and why our country is in its current state.
Listen to gain an understanding of where our country is but more importantly, to find hope for where we can go and what we can achieve from here.
Through this podcast and forum of open conversations, we will heal the divide in our country, and get America back to being “who she says she is.”