The World According to Jesse

  • Sessions is out & Yemen is a disaster
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the ousting of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, the return of sanctions on Iran, and assassinations in Yemen by former US soldiers. Ajamu Baraka (2016 vice presidential nominee, Green Party) talks about...
  • 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.
  • Sessions is out & Yemen is a disaster
    Sessions is out & Yemen is a disaster
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the ousting of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, the return of sanctions on Iran, and assassinations in Yemen by former US soldiers. Ajamu Baraka (2016 vice presidential nominee, Green Party) talks about...
  • Political Gangs, Cult Psychology & Tim Young
    Political Gangs, Cult Psychology & Tim Young
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos examine the roots of political polarization in America. Are people biologically hardwired to favor one party over another? Or does sports mentality and cult psychology divide citizens? Comedian Tim Young talks about...
  • Mail bomber, migrant caravan & synagogue shooting
    Mail bomber, migrant caravan & synagogue shooting
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss President Trump’s role in inspiring three violent acts across the country over the past week, including a mail bombing campaign and the murder of 11 Jewish people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. They also...
  • SCOTUS, Brett Kavanaugh & Kevin McMahon
    SCOTUS, Brett Kavanaugh & Kevin McMahon
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the future of the Supreme Court following the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Scholar Kevin McMahon defines the concept of a “minority justice,” and whether SCOTUS could soon break with what the...
  • Electoral College reform & Lawrence Lessig
    Electoral College reform & Lawrence Lessig
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos talk about national efforts to reform the way the Electoral College operates. The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact aims to change the current “winner-takes-all” method used in voting for...
  • Privatizing space & Jim Cantrell
    Privatizing space & Jim Cantrell
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the future of NASA funding as the Trump administration shifts operations to the private sector. Jim Cantrell, CEO of Vector Space, talks about why the private sector may soon replace nation states as the...
  • College athlete exploitation & Rashad McCants
    College athlete exploitation & Rashad McCants
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos talk about the rise of E-sports and colleges that offer E-sports scholarships. Former NBA player Rashad McCants talks about his book, ‘Plantation Education: The Exploitation of the Modern-Day...
  • Palestine, Israel & Alison Weir
    Palestine, Israel & Alison Weir
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the history of the ongoing conflict between Palestine and Israel. Independent journalist and author Alison Weir talks about her book, ‘Against Our Better Judgment: The hidden history of how the US...
  • Asian-American representation & Cathy Schlund-Vials
    Asian-American representation & Cathy Schlund-Vials
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss a lawsuit against Harvard that accuses the university of discriminating against Asian-American applicants. The outcome of the case could end Affirmative Action. Cathy Schlund-Vials, professor and director of...
  • 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...