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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.

Jan 16, 2021 08:12

Capitol breach worse than thought

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the fallout from the DC riots on January 6, impeachment, and the role of corporate America in politics. Nate Mook, CEO of the World Central Kitchen, talks about providing millions of meals to those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jan 9, 2021 08:01

Iran on edge in Trump’s final weeks

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss growing tensions between Iran and the US in President Trump’s final weeks in office, and why a UK judge says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can’t be extradited to the US. David Barsamian talks about how Washington and Tehran can improve diplomacy.

Jan 2, 2021 06:59

New Year’s resolutions

Fresh in 2021, Governor Jesse Ventura and co-host Brigida Santos discuss the strange bombing in Nashville, the use of mercenaries in American wars and, finally, the New Year’s resolution all of us make every year: to eat healthy and stay healthy. Have a listen: the Governor gives his personal advice on how to be like him! In the second half of the show, Jesse talks with Simon Moya-Smith on the fate of Native Americans during the year of Covid-19.

Dec 26, 2020 08:15

Not so Merry Xmas!

The mighty Jesse Ventura and his co-host Brigida Santos take on the events shaking up America during the Christmas week: the infamous "stimulus" bill that generously gives each American $600, the SolarWinds hack and the future Secretary of War of America.

In the second half of the show, Ventura talks to Stefano Da Fre, one of the directors of the new documentary, 'The Day I Had to Grow Up', about youth activists in the US.

Dec 19, 2020 08:57

Pandemic widens wealth gap

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos discuss the latest SCOTUS decision on President Trump's election lawsuits, and the concentration of even more wealth in the hands of billionaires. Ben and Jerry's co-founder, Ben Cohen, talks about corporate activism.

Dec 12, 2020 09:10

Another stimulus coming?

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos reveal how many Americans will lose unemployment benefits if Congress doesn't pass another stimulus bill by Christmas, and why civilian deaths in Afghanistan are on the rise. Podcast host, Gary Collins, talks about living the simple life off the grid.