Mayor Pete Buttigieg on systemic racism, regulating tech, and the divided Democratic Party

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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his campaign for president of the United States.
In this episode: Systemic racism and Buttigieg's "Douglass Plan"; mobilizing black women voters; how to appeal to Trump supporters who wanted to "burn the house down"; reforming the Supreme Court; the “mystical fascination” with the Rust Belt; climate change and rural America; why Buttigieg hasn’t attacked tech as much as some of his opponents; should Americans have a right to be forgotten online?; recognizing gig workers as employees with the right to unionize; will more regulation make it harder to compete with China?; Buttigieg's wealthy tech donors; being gay in the military; will voters care that he is gay?; his husband and LGBT visibility in politics; AOC’s “squad” vs. Nancy Pelosi; and Buttigieg's favorite president, Abraham Lincoln.
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Interested in hearing more from Mayor Pete Buttigieg?
Check out his conversation with Vox’s editor-at-large Ezra Klein on The Ezra Klein Show.
https://www.vox.com/2019/4/1/18290849/pete-buttigieg-2020-ezra-klein-show

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