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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.

May 8, 2021 07:02

Vaccine patents and India’s Covid crisis

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos talk about how corporate greed is prolonging the pandemic and why the international community needs to help developing nations like India during the coronavirus pandemic. Jen Briney, host of the Congressional Dish podcast, talks about Biden’s foreign policy.

May 1, 2021 07:00

Israel’s alleged crimes of apartheid

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos talk about the Biden administration’s aid plan to curb migration from Northern Triangle countries, the US Postal Service’s surveillance of Americans’ social media posts, and accusations that Israel is committing apartheid against Palestinians in the occupied territory. Ben and Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen talks about the campaign to end qualified immunity, which shields police from civil lawsuits.

Apr 24, 2021 07:44

American violence on trial

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, and a mass shooting among juveniles. They also reveal a new experiment combining the cells of monkeys and humans in embryos. Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Michael Moss talks about how food companies take advantage of human health in the name of profit.

Apr 17, 2021 08:02

Protesting another police killing

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos talk about the police killing of Duante Wright, President Biden’s plan to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, and the looming climate emergency. Author Jonathan Zimmerman talks about his book, ‘Free Speech: And Why You Should Give a Damn’.

Apr 10, 2021 07:37

Police condemn Derek Chauvin

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss police testimony against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during his trial for the killing of George Floyd. They also talk about a new Supreme Court ruling that gives the FCC permission to consolidate media, and China’s new digital currency. Professor and author Avi Loeb discusses his new book, ‘Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth’.

Apr 3, 2021 07:46

Jeffrey Epstein raped woman in front of son – new allegations

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss new charges against Ghislaine Maxwell for her alleged sex-trafficking scheme with Jeffrey Epstein. An adult woman’s lawsuit against Epstein’s estate paints a broader picture of their alleged crimes for the first time. Author John Coffee talks about his new book, ‘Corporate Crime and Punishment: The Crisis of Underenforcement’.