Host Johnny Punish speaks with special guest Mexican Lawyer Ian Duarte from Lion Strategy Group. Together they go deep discussing the upcoming confrontation between Trump and Mexico. The wall, immigration, trade wars get vetted . So get in, listen up, share your comments and let’s rock!
About Ian Duarte: He is a partner at his Mexican law firm Lion Strategy Group, SC. He is counsel and legal correspondent for Mexican News blog “Plex”. Duarte has been involved in politics by choice since 16. At 21, he started a progressive non-profit think tank called Avance Progresivo (Progressive Advancement). He was an active member of G2G (second generation government) in Puebla Mexico from 2011-2012.
Duarte has worked in the private sector. In the public sector, he was the chief officer for Profeco in Ensenada, Baja California Mexico and and Auditor of the Secretary Public Function (Internal Affairs) in the Internal audit of the Federal Commission of Electricity CFE for the center east region (Mexico City, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Hidalgo).
Because of his double nationality with both U.S. and Mexican citizenship, he follows both Mexican and US politics intensely and can vote in both countries. Depending on time and place, he generally supports progressive or libertarian politics.
Song: Decency Calling from Johny Punish’s new upcoming record Rejuva Nation will be available on Itunes, Amazon and all digital platforms on Feb. 1, 2017
Johnny Punish founded VT in 2004. After 20 years at the helm, he “retired” from the daily operations in late 2023 passing the ball over to the new owner of VT, Chief Justin Time. He now writes for VT as “Writer Emeritus”. He is also a global citizen eco-activist, visionary, musician, artist, entertainer, businessman, investor, life coach, podcast host, and syndicated columnist.
Punish is an ethnically cleansed Palestinian-American whose maternal family was evicted from their home in Haifa, Palestine in 1948 by Irgun; a Euro-Zionist Settler Terrorist Group. The family became part of the over 1,000,000 Palestinians who are Al-Nakba refugees (The Catastrophe). The family fled to Beirut Lebanon for 13 years eventually emigrating to the USA in 1961 via a Brasilian passport obtained by his Palestinian Brasilian-born grandmother (In the early 1900s, the family was sent to Sao Paolo Brasil as guest workers in the mining industry. Punish’s father is Italian-American from New York City. Punish’s paternal great-grandparents emigrated to the USA from Naples Italy and Marineo in Sicily in the 1890s. Punish was born in the Bronx, New York in 1963.
Punish was educated at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (1980-81) and California State University Fullerton (1981-1984) with studies in accounting and business. Before the “internets” had been invented, he owned and ran (5) national newspapers in the United States of America from 1987-1998. From 2004 to 2023, he owned and managed VT Foreign Policy retiring at the end of 2023.
Punish is also a recording artist. He has over 100 original songs written. He records and produces music. A member of ASCAP, Punish has several songs placed in feature films. His music is promoted worldwide and played on all digital networks and net radio.
He is also the founder and owner of Global Thinkers, a freedom media that helps free thinkers create real wealth.
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