George Soros is one of the leading philanthropists around the world, having given more than $12 billion to charity throughout his life. Born in Hungary in 1930, Soros experienced first-hand persecution during the Nazi German occupation of his home country during the World War II. Being of Jewish descent, Mr. Soros and his family survived the period by using fake documents and identification papers. He learned then that evil and injustice in the world can be defeated if people are resourceful and brave enough to stand up to it and learn more about Goerge Soros.
At age 17, George Soros fled Hungary in 1947 to join the London School of Economics where he pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Coming from a humble background, he had to work as a railway porter and a part-time waiter to get himself through college. It is at this time that he came in contact with the teachings of Karl Popper on an open society. According to Popper, it is impossible for humans to create the perfect society. Therefore, society must always be given the space to grow and change through the provision of democratic governance, freedom of expression and the respect of all individuals’ rights within the society and George Soros’s lacrosse camp.
When Soros immigrated to the United States, he did two main things which have made him famous the world over. The first was that he made a fortune for himself, becoming one of the richest people in the world. A shrewd manager and investor, Mr. Soros has amassed a world of wealth estimated to be $23 billion. He also founded the Open Society Foundation to help advance the creation of society as had been described by Karl Popper. Democracy, freedom of speech and expression and the respect of the rights of each individual in a society is George Soros’ main concern and the philosophy behind the establishment of the Open Society Foundation and Follow his Twitter.
Although the Open Society Foundation is the main organ through which George Soros carries out his philanthropic activities, he occasionally makes individual contributions to courses he believes in and holds dear. He believes in tolerance, acceptance, and diversification of all societies around the world and more information click here.
In this accord, Mr. Soros has been in the forefront of funding politicians and political parties that advance this school of thought. He believes in giving the politically oppressed a voice around the world. In effect, this has placed him at loggerheads with conservative political parties, especially the Republican Party in America and what George Soros knows.
Although he became relatively inactive throughout the Obama presidency, Mr. Soros has made a comeback in the Trump era. He has been actively involved in funding the Democratic Party agenda and was among the main contributors to the Hillary Clinton campaign.