The World According to Jesse

  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Afghanistan & George Grundy
    Afghanistan & George Grundy
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the 17-year Afghanistan War and how the hawks in Washington plan to give the war-declaring power of Congress to the president. Author George Grundy talks about his book, ‘Death of a Nation: 9/11 and the...
  • Current events & Pete Dominick
    Current events & Pete Dominick
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos host a special panel on current events featuring comedian Pete Dominick. Jesse and Pete debate the latest issues including North Korea, Palestine, Israel, trade wars, Yemen and upcoming elections. FOLLOW Jesse...
  • Operation Mockingbird & John Barbour
    Operation Mockingbird & John Barbour
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss Operation Mockingbird and how America’s most powerful news outlets worked with the CIA for 25 years to plant false stories and mislead the public. Documentarian John Barbour talks about the surveillance...
  • Basic Income & Steven Shafarman
    Basic Income & Steven Shafarman
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss universal basic income and how the government might fund a program that gives free money to every citizen. Author Steven Shafarman shares insight from his book, 'Basic Income Imperative: For Peace, Justice,...
  • Empire in crisis & Bruce Fein
    Empire in crisis & Bruce Fein
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the fate of the global order and why some experts predict American hegemony will end by 2030. Constitutional scholar and author Bruce Fein shares insight from his book, ‘American Empire Before the...
  • Man Gods, Gene Editing & Sam Sternberg
    Man Gods, Gene Editing & Sam Sternberg
    From brain chips to gene editing, Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos muse on where they think human evolution is going. Sam Sternberg discusses the book he co-authored with Jennifer Doudna, ‘A Crack in Creation Gene Editing and the Unthinkable...
  • Iran, North Korea diplomacy & Medea Benjamin on nuke deal withdrawl
    Iran, North Korea diplomacy & Medea Benjamin on nuke deal withdrawl
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the importance of diplomacy when it comes to North Korea and Iran. Author and Code Pink activist, Medea Benjamin, discusses her book, “Inside Iran: the Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic...
  • Puerto Rico, forgotten territories & Jen Briney
    Puerto Rico, forgotten territories & Jen Briney
    Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss America’s forgotten territories – Puerto Rico, Guam and American Samoa. The island of Puerto Rico is still in a shambles, seven months after Hurricane Maria. Jen Briney, host of...