George Soros was born in 1930 in Nazi Hungary during the time of war and fled his country to London where he was able to get the education and other fortunes. Soros was able to join London School of Economics exposing him to the concept of open society from Karl Popper’s philosophy. He started working as a railway porter and waiter before he began his career in finance as a merchant bank. Soros moved to New York and started his hedge fund business in 1969, which later grew to be a Quantum fund. He heavily invests on the Soros Fund Management which has more than $30 billion assets. In 1992 he secured a lot of profits from shortening the British pound. Soros has recently hired Dawn Fitzpatrick as the chief officer of the Foundation.
In 1984, Soros started an open society foundation which was aiming to initiate and provide copy machines to libraries, Universities, civil society groups and the Soviet-dominated Hungary to help in reprinting banned publication. The Foundation advocates for democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, social justice and responsibilities. He uses the ideology to pass his ideas to people in more than 100 countries where the foundation operates. Soros has politically active helping and supporting many local leaders in the great works of overthrowing authoritative governments and their regimes from power like in Ukraine in 200 and Serbia in 2000. H also helped the old Warsaw pact and ex-USSR by advising them on their transition to democracy and free markets. Read more at Politico about George Soros.
George Soros highly critiques the leadership of Donald Trump. Soros has been in the forefront to confront some social injustices the immigrants and refugees face in the hands of the government. The Hungary prime minister says that Soros is very influential and initiative in his way after he asked for a common European policy that will take care of migrants from the tight migration regulations. His foundation also aims to solve social issues affecting the society. Soros is a very active philanthropist donating $500 to investments which address the issues of refugees, migrants, and host communities. He has been giving millions to the Democratic Party.
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