NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio on why tech can't solve all our problems, and how New York lost Amazon HQ2

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Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he's still running for the Democratic nomination in 2020, the threat of job automation and his proposed "robot tax," and how de Blasio thinks about the future of transit in New York and beyond. He also talks about how the plan for New York to become one of Amazon's "HQ2" locations fell apart, and why he supports both a national privacy bill and tougher antitrust action against Facebook and Google.
Featuring:
Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio), mayor of New York City and 2020 presidential candidate

Hosts:
Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large
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