Pete On The Issues

Recode Decode with Kara Swisher




0:46
Why do you compare the Douglass Plan with the Marshall Plan?
1:50
Is the Douglass Plan focused just on Black Americans?
2:47
How do you respond to the idea that people might consider the Douglass Plan pandering?
4:23
Did it take being a mayor to fully understand systemic racism?
6:03
Why do believe black women are the "backbone of the Democratic Party" ?
7:05
How do you improve your poll numbers with Black voters?
7:51
Why do you deserve Black Americans' votes compared to your competitors?
8:49
You're not a robot, are you?
9:06
How do you talk about or not talk about Trump?
11:27
How do you appeal to people who voted for Trump to "burn the house down"?
12:49
Explain your your proposed bold reforms of the system and of the Supreme Court.
15:03
"Republics don't survive this level of inequality for long."
15:59
How do you fix such a broken system?
16:47
Is this going to be an election where the Democrats can win back control, especially in a good economy?
18:21
How do you make your proposed changes and heal the pain that's happened in the country?
19:23
Your mayorship is small. How do you imagine you can jump to the presidency?
21:07
Let's talk about why being from the middle of the country is something you cite as part of your appeal.
22:39
"The middle of the country can be a huge part of the solution to climate change."
23:58
How do you stop the idea that there is a dichotomy between "coastal elites" and "real Americans" in the middle of the country when there are working Americans everywhere?
26:08
What kind of technological solutions do you think will become necessary with population growth of the largest cities?
27:16
You haven't attacked tech as much as other candidates. Explain.
28:08
What do you think the problems have been with big tech?
33:58
Do you think we've let companies take over too much of our digital lives?
35:01
If there is one rule related to tech that you would push for, what would it be?
36:31
Do you think gig workers should be able to unionize?
36:49
How do you respond to the complaint of the tech industry that if they get guardrails they won't be as innovative as China?
37:57
Is it a problem that you take more money from the technology industry than other candidates?
38:46
How do you respond to the idea that "a gay guy can't get elected president"?
39:11
Did you know you were gay when you went into the military under "Don't Ask Don't Tell? How did you make that trade with yourself?
40:46
Why don't you think it will be a problem that you are gay?
41:23
How much do you think about how much to make your LGBTQ identity part of your campaign?
42:41
Do you feel like you have to modulate how "gay" you present in your campaign because of how people might see you?
44:19
Are you running for Vice President, if you don't win?
45:13
How do you keep everyone united in the Democratic Party, like with the friction between Pelosi and "The Squad"?
46:45
If you don't get the nomination, do you have a favorite candidate?
47:04
Have you been surprised by your popularity?
48:06
Who's your favorite President?