Disney Heiress With Eye on Politics Takes Next Logical Step: Podcasting

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Disney heiress Abigail Disney has become increasingly outspoken on issues like income inequality and taxation, often with a progressive sensibility that’s earned her plaudits among Democrats. And so now she’s doing what seemingly every other high-profile person with an eye on national politics has done in the last few years: starting a podcast. 

The granddaughter of Walt Disney Company co-founder Roy Disney launched All Ears at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, with episodes focused on American capitalism and corporate governance—oftentimes making not-so-veiled criticisms of her own family’s company and her wealthy upbringing.  

But her imprint on the overcrowded medium seems poised to grow, as she’s slated to book some high-profile political guests, including Planned Parenthood’s former president Cecile Richards and Harvard economist Rebecca Henderson. This week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) joined Disney’s podcast for an episode set to broadcast Thursday. 

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