The Alliance for Affordable Energy's weekly discussion on energy matters in Louisiana. We talk tech, policy, politics, economics, Civil & environmental Rights, and the fair transition to clean and affordable energy. Giving you the information you need to use your power.
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) addresses state and nationwide acts against our First Amendment right to Freedom of Speech. Later, Logan speaks to guest Forest Bradley Wright (AAE Senior Policy Director)
The recent viral video of "local news anchors of stations owned by the conservative television empire Sinclair Broadcast Group across the country reciting a script warning of 'biased and false news'” (watch the video here).
LA HB727, "To create a crime"- the Louisiana government's response to people using their voice and using their power. LA HB727 is legislation effectively attempting to penalize protestors- those who stand up against a pipeline going through their backyard and native lands and polluting their water, those who stand up for equality, freedom and fairness.
For more information on Sinclair Broadcasting Group we recommend:
Sinclair’s takeover of local news, in one striking map
The imminent conservative takeover of local TV news, explained
Air Date: April 3, 2018
Logan A. Burke & Sophie Zaken