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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.

Oct 19, 2019 08:45

Jesse Ventura: ‘Why was the US in Syria in the first place?’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos talk about Turkey’s offensive in Syria, the future of the Kurds and why US troops are now going to Saudi Arabia. Author Seth Siegel talks about America’s troubled water systems.

Oct 12, 2019 09:18

Jesse Ventura: “Afghanistan is the biggest opiate producer and America is the biggest opiate abuser.”

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos talk about the 18-year anniversary of US combat operations in Afghanistan, and whether the country’s opium production plays a role in fueling the opioid crisis at home. Author Ben Westhoff discusses his book, ‘Fentanyl Inc: How Rogue Chemists are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic.’

Oct 5, 2019 08:51

Jesse Ventura: ‘Trump could resign over impeachment and turn White House over to Pence’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss the Democrats’ official impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, and what the president reportedly discussed over the phone with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky. Author Robert Pondiscio talks about inequality in education and his book ‘How the Other Half Learns: Equality, Excellence, and the Battle Over School Choice.’

Sep 28, 2019 08:45

Jesse Ventura: ‘Terror list is an unconstitutional instrument of the government’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos talk about why a federal judge says the FBI’s terror watchlist is unconstitutional and reveal corruption in the real estate industry that costs consumers up to 25 percent of GDP. They also continue their coverage of the ongoing saga involving the alleged co-conspirators of the deceased accused serial pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Professor and author Timothy Denevi reveals how big pharma is cashing in as more and more Americans are diagnosed with ADHD.

Sep 21, 2019 08:38

Jesse Ventura: Deepfakes, NRA & gerrymandering

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss the rise of deepfakes and military efforts to combat disinformation. They also talk about how Americans are increasingly sharing fake news on purpose, and San Francisco’s new resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization. Author and civil rights lawyer James Lieber shares insights from his book ‘Victory: How Pennsylvania Beat Gerrymandering and How Other States Can Do the Same.’

Sep 14, 2019 10:24

Jesse Ventura: “Neurocapitalism has great possibilities but could lead to thought-policing.”

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss President Trump’s official creation of the US Space Command, the rise of neurocapitalism, and America’s ballooning deficit. Harvard professor and political activist Lawrence Lessig talks about the growing problem of corruption in academia.