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November 22, 2022
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4.9: Shredding Disinformation with Sam Spitale

On this episode, Louisiana author Sam Spitale joins host Lynda Woolard to talk about his brand new book, How to Win the War on Truth. This illustrated guide blends together politics, history, and psychology, as well as insights on the forces of power and media literacy, to create a roadmap for Americans to become better informed voters and better purveyors
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November 8, 2022
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4.8: Criminal Justice League with Chris Pourciau

Chris Pourciau is a Criminal Justice Reform advocate and political operative who led efforts to pass Constitutional Amendment 2 in 2018 for the Unanimous Jury Coalition as Deputy Campaign Manager. On this episode, he talks to host Lynda Woolard, who joined his team in the final months of that campaign to manage their statewide field efforts. Continuing Louisiana Lefty’s study
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October 25, 2022
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4.7: Decoding the Climate Conundrum with Madison Smither

Madison Smither, a young advocate and Democrat from Louisiana who’s currently attending the Harvard Kennedy School with a focus on climate and new energy, joins host Lynda Woolard to share her experience at the inaugural Global Clean Energy Action Forum and her research on the Inflation Reduction Act’s provisions that address climate change. Connect with Madison on Twitter, Facebook, and
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October 10, 2022
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4.6: Political Action Figure with Michael Hobbs

Michael Hobbs, born and raised in the Deep South, is a Marine Veteran who served in the Iraq War and a political operative currently working to combat partisan and racial gerrymandering in Ohio. Between those two plot points in his life story, he’s been involved in Democratic campaigns in both Ohio and the great state of Louisiana as everything from
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September 26, 2022
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4.5: Ecofuturism Vibes with Angelle Bradford

Angelle Bradford, activist and executive committee at-large member of Louisiana’s Delta Chapter of the Sierra Club, joins host Lynda Woolard to discuss her work on Climate Justice and Transit Equity. We address the intersectionality of this issue, particularly in our Gulf state, with the environment, wildlife, pollution, healthcare, workers’ rights, economic justice, and quality of life. Follow the Delta Chapter
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September 12, 2022
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4.4: Superhighway Home with Andy Berke

Andy Berke, senior Biden administration official and U.S. special representative for broadband with a mission of internet access and equity, joins host Lynda Woolard to discuss his recent trip to Louisiana. While here, he attended the inaugural Louisiana Internet for All Summit where he announced big digital infrastructure investments for our state and spoke with Louisianans in rural as well
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August 30, 2022
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4.3: Powering the Labs of Democracy with Sara Tabatabaie

Sara Tabatabaie, chief political officer and communications director for VOTEPROCHOICE, joins host Lynda Woolard in a conversation about the importance of building a Pro-Choice Democratic bench at the local level and the work their organization is doing to elect Pro-Choice candidates up and down the ballot. Sign up for Action Alerts and get your local Pro-Choice Voter Guide at voteprochoice.us.
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August 15, 2022
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4.2: Powers for Good with Drew Prestridge

Drew Prestridge, president at Prestridge Political, joins host Lynda Woolard to talk about creating fundraising plans for candidates, beginning a career as a finance director, and developing a range of skill sets to increase your value on political campaigns. Connect with Drew on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Find more Louisiana Lefty content on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and at LouisianaLefty.Rocks. Thanks
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August 2, 2022
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4.1: The Next Phase with Lynda Woolard

Welcome to Season 4 of Louisiana Lefty! Host Lynda Woolard highlights key themes from Season 3, and gives a preview of the next phase. Please follow Louisiana Lefty on your favorite podcast platform and all our social media channels: Facebook Twitter Instagram Check out all the great Louisiana organizers we’ve celebrated on Bayou Brief’s Organizer of the Month Gallery. If