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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.

Aug 17, 2019 07:50

Jesse Ventura: Our government ignores homegrown terror because it’s not profitable

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss the El Paso shooting and why Mexico is investigating the massacre as a case of terrorism. They also discuss an FBI field document that says real conspiracies and cover-ups by government officials pose a domestic terrorism threat. Director Peter Pardini breaks down myths about controversial foods and what he learned from his latest project, ‘Fat: A Documentary’.

Aug 10, 2019 10:16

Jesse Ventura: ‘Payola: Democrats and Republicans sold our system to the highest bidder’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos talk about the new secretary of defense and his ties to the defense contractor, Raytheon. They also discuss Deutsche Bank’s investigation into the accounts of accused serial pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, and the Federal Trade Commission’s historic Facebook fine. RT’s Lee Camp talks about why the US has become a war-based economy.

Aug 3, 2019 10:24

Jesse Ventura: ‘Powerful forces covered up Epstein case the first time for a reason’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss the recent arrest of alleged serial pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, revealing the names of politicians and celebrities listed in Epstein’s black book. RT Host Rick Sanchez scolds prosecutors for referring to Epstein’s female child victims as “prostitutes.”

Jul 27, 2019 09:55

Jesse Ventura: FED UP with ‘draft-dodgers’ beating drums of war at Iran

Former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos examine the breakdown of diplomacy which has led to feverish tensions between Iran and the United States. President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran Deal has catapulted Tehran’s nuclear program to the forefront of media coverage citing global security scares. Are these concerns legitimate, or just the latest fearmongering tactics in the playbook of US war-hawks? PLUS, Kris Newby, author of ‘Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons,’ walks us through the origins of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, stemming from federal programs to employ them as biological weapons abroad. What’s more, the US biological weapons program may actually have unleashed infected ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes on lower-income populations in America, using our own citizens as guinea pigs.

Jul 20, 2019 08:16

‘The US and Russia are competing to sell weapons to Turkey’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss the future of NATO as Turkey accepts Russia’s S-400 weapons defense system in defiance of the United States. France imposes a tech tax on American technology giants including Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple. Edgar Cahn of Time Banks USA talks about an alternative economic model in which hours are the currency.

Jul 13, 2019 07:40

Jesse Ventura: ‘The US has been in Afghanistan for 18yrs feeding the military-industrial complex’

Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos discuss the growing power of the Taliban in Afghanistan 18 years after the US led invasion began, and why the Supreme Court says federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering. Retired Canadian astronaut Dave Williams talks about performing surgery in space from Earth and the future of space medicine.