The Problem With Jon Stewart (2021)

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the world's problems. It's harder to pinpoint the systems responsible for creating them. In this series, Jon Stewart brings together people impacted by different parts of a problem to discuss how we come up with change.

Last episode

Trump Indicted
Apr 06, 2023


Oct 06, 2022

1. The War Over Gender

It's a boy! It's a girl! It's a spectrum! It's 19 possible chromosomal combinations! Look, it's complicated. Just watch.

Oct 13, 2022

2. Where Is Our Tax Money Going?

Sure, people hate taxes—but maybe they wouldn't if they knew where the money went? Well, we found out, and now we hate it even more.

Oct 20, 2022

3. Globalization: Made in America

America's leaders know what's plaguing the country: globalization. Thankfully they have a plan—globalization of their own, American-style.

Oct 27, 2022

4. Midterms: This Is What Democracy Looks Like?

The most important U.S. midterm elections of all time are here (again). But the game has changed.

Nov 03, 2022

5. Allies: Friends Without Benefits

When America needs help from allies, it makes promises. When those allies ask for help, it breaks those promises.

Nov 10, 2022

6. Election Wrap-Up Special

Who won? Who lost? Are we still a democracy? All we know is that everyone is happy and absolutely no one is questioning the results.

Mar 02, 2023

7. Chaos, Law, and Order

Can you be tough on crime but soft on guns? The numbers say no, but too many legislators say yes.

Mar 09, 2023

8. The Military Industrial Excess

Can the U.S. be the world’s arms dealer and its policeman all at the same time? The government sure thinks so.

Mar 16, 2023

9. The Inflation Blame Game

Inflation is hard on everybody. So why is the Fed making it even harder by helping push people out of work?

Mar 23, 2023

10. America's Incarceration Epidemic

We have a simple philosophy in America: You do the crime, you do the time. But why is the time always a life sentence?

Mar 30, 2023

11. Searching for Allies

Jon heads to Europe on an urgent diplomatic mission to see who’s with us, who’s against us…and who makes the best pastries.

Apr 06, 2023

12. Trump Indicted

A former president getting indicted makes us wonder: Do we have a two-tiered system of justice in the United States?