As a self-made billionaire and rated as the 27th richest person in the word (according to Forbes ) with a net worth estimated at $20 billion, George Soros is one of the greatest investors in the world. He has traded nearly all asset classes from stock, currencies, and bonds. His strategy of investment takes basis on economic fundamentals. He is often perceived to use his fortune to create progressive political change. He is a key globalist who gives a progressive face as well as humanitarian assistance to globalist agendas.
George Soros was born to a Jewish family in Budapest Hungary in the year 1930. He fled the Nazis who invaded Hungary and moved to England where he joined London School of Economics. Soros later moved to the United States where he started a career as a stock market trader and a currency speculator.
He is the founder and chairman of the Open Society which is a network of foundations, projects, and partners with a basis in more that 100 countries. The foundation was established in 1984 to fund vast global initiatives that focus on advancing justice, education, independent media and business development.
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His idea of the foundation was greatly influenced by the lessons he imparted from the Karl popper’s book The Open Society and Its Enemies. Thoughts from the book that no ideology owns the truth and that society can only flourish when they operate openly and freely have profoundly influenced Soros life. Having undergone a communist oppression and a Nazi persecution Soros had an, even more, determination for an open society.
George Soros remains a heavy investor through Soros management. The Open Society Foundations highly support respect of rights and government accountability making it the most unique private philanthropic effort in history.
George Soros philanthropic efforts stretch all over the world from Asia, Europe, Africa and the United States. His foundations have provided scholarships, educations forums, legal representation and humanitarian help to marginalized groups all over the world.
His success in the financial markets has allowed Soros to take a stand on controversial issues ranging from politics to natural resource extraction. He has helped in establishing transparency and accountability in the international system.Soros have written 12 books on subjects ranging from global capitalism to war on terror.
Other than towering in the nonprofit world George continues to influence public policy. He along with other donors have launched a $15 million campaign to keep Donald Trump out of the president’s office. Donald Trump, who is vying for the president’s office through the Republican front, have proposed a hard-line immigration policy especially targeting Latinos.
There being a need to have the largest Latino and immigrant participation, Soros is contributing $5 million to the campaign. He is known to have a long history of contributing millions of dollars to liberal political causes. George Soros views the intense anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant call by Trump as a harmful agent to the democracy and the national interest of the United States. By mobilizing the Latinos, Soros hope to influence the turnout in November.
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