The World According to Jesse

  • Censorship in the digital age & D. Watkins
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the line between corporate censorship and government censorship amid recent bans by social media companies including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Editor and author D. Watkins talks about how social media is...
  • The World According to Jesse
    A variety news show that tackles today’s biggest political stories, as well as deeper issues such as government hypocrisy and corporate deception, through a mix of thought-provoking interviews and on-the-ground reporting.
  • Censorship in the digital age & D. Watkins
    Censorship in the digital age & D. Watkins
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the line between corporate censorship and government censorship amid recent bans by social media companies including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Editor and author D. Watkins talks about how social media is...
  • Killer healthcare & James Lieber
    Killer healthcare & James Lieber
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos look under the hood of the American healthcare system. How does it compare to healthcare systems in other wealthy nations? Attorney James B. Lieber discusses his book, ‘Killer Care: How Medical Error Became...
  • Sharing economy & Tom Slee
    Sharing economy & Tom Slee
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the sharing economy and its impact on big industry and labor. Author and technologist Tom Slee talks about his book, ‘What’s Yours is Mine’ – an argument against the sharing economy....
  • Corporate civil rights & Adam Winkler
    Corporate civil rights & Adam Winkler
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss how the corporate civil rights movement has created an oligarchy in America. Adam Winkler, Professor of Constitutional Law shares insight from his book, “We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won...
  • Abolish ICE & Aviva Chomsky
    Abolish ICE & Aviva Chomsky
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss “Operation Streamline” – a Bush-era policy that criminalized immigration – and whether it’s time to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Latin American Studies Professor...
  • Lebron James, Alex Jones & Walter Scheidel
    Lebron James, Alex Jones & Walter Scheidel
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss Trump’s Twitter feud with Lebron James, social media bans on Alex Jones, and Silicon Valley’s growing influence on Congress. Author and Professor Walter Scheidel talks about his book, The Great...
  • RICO act & Joe Yanni
    RICO act & Joe Yanni
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the history of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. Today, RICO is rarely used to prosecute the mob. Instead, it’s used to criminalize communities of color. Attorney Joe Yanni talks...
  • Survival of the richest & Donald Jeffries
    Survival of the richest & Donald Jeffries
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the corporate takeover of America and how stakeholder capitalism is harming the public. Author Don Jeffries talks about his latest book, ‘Survival of the Richest: How the Corruption of the Marketplace...
  • Political satire & Chapo Trap House
    Political satire & Chapo Trap House
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the importance of satire, art, and music in political discourse. Why does The Onion often do a better job covering world events than corporate media? Chapo Trap House hosts Will Menaker and Virgil Texas talk...
  • Workers' rights & Richard Wolff
    Workers' rights & Richard Wolff
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the erosion of workers’ rights in America and how our debt-based economy leads to greater inequality. Professor Richard Wolff talks about his book, “Democracy at Work: A Cure for...