John, Paul and Mic - Interview with Mat Wright, Press Secretary, Andrew Weaver MLA / Matt Halfhill, Founder, Publisher NiceKicks.com

June 5, 2014

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Mat Wright - Press Secretary, Andrew Weaver, MLA ([email protected])
  • Modern political communications in 2014 - discussion
    • How to define media in this new age?
      • Social Media
    • Disadvantages / Drawbacks?
  • Youth Vote / How to engage?
  • BC Green Party organizational development - discussion
  • BC Green Party AGM in Kelowna - reflections
    • Party developmental growth / infighting - overview
  • Legislative space logistics for Greens / Independents
    • Legislative jail

Matt Halfhill - Founder, President - Nice Kicks - http://www.nicekicks.com/.  (~26:35)
  • Founder, innovator - #throwbackthursday (most used twitter hashtag)
  • @nicekicks - 424,000 twitter followers
  • Why leave Victoria & establish a business in Austin, Texas?
  • "South by South West" - reflections
  • worldwide exclusive regarding "Throwback Thursday"

This Week in Politics (~36:00) - including Mat Wright

  • Water Act
  • ALR
  • Liquor Act
  • Coal Fire Power Plants in the US
  • Thermal Coal Exports thru BC
  • Site C Overview
  • the protocol plight of the independent / one person party
  • student walk-out during the Teacher Strike
  • Green Party solutions to Teacher Strike (2,500 word essay - http://www.andrewweavermla.ca/2014/05/26/path-bc-public-education/)
Show Wrap-up (~1:05:00)
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