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FEATURING DOUG HENWOOD – With the launch of her exploratory presidential committee on New Year’s Eve, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been among the first to jump into what is sure to be a crowded field of Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 nomination. In a 4 and a half -minute video, Warren laid out in clear terms her bold, progressive agenda for a people-centered economy. It was a big improvement on the video she published last fall as part of her widely criticized response to President Donald Trump’s false accusations about her Native American ancestry.

On Wednesday Warren hired several staffers in the key electoral state of Iowa, including the person who managed the 2016 Iowa caucus campaign for Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Emily Parcell, who helped Barack Obama win Iowa in 2008. Warren this week also announced her backing for a Green New Deal.

Doug Henwood, political economist, editor of Left Business Observer, author of After the New Economy, and My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets The Presidency. He is also the host of a weekly radio show on Pacifica called Behind the News.

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