The political spectrum of the United States is filled with many influential personalities and thought leaders, and one of them is George Soros. He is an author, thought leader, political contributor, businessmen, and a reputed philanthropist. George Soros has ensured that he uses his power and influence to carve the political spectrum of the United States to help the marginalized section of the society and help build a society for a better tomorrow. George Soros is the founder of the hedge funding company Soros Management and the non-profit organization, the Open Society Foundation. George Soros feels that the people who have influence in the political corridors should use it in an efficient manner to help elect political candidates who support positive reform and equality.
George Soros has helped support movements like Antifa movement and Black Lives Matter for which he was largely criticized, but that didn’t stop him from doing what he felt was right. He is also one of the few public figures to have come out in open about his support for the victims of the drug abuse and their families and the LGBTQ community. George Soros also feel strongly for the refugees and immigrant rights and wants the government to implement reforms that safeguard their place and rights in the society, which he believes is increasingly becoming intolerant towards the outsiders. As the racism in the country increases, George Soros says that it is the responsibility of the government to put into effect the measures that would help strengthen unity in a country and stop the injustice that is witnessed rampantly across the nation.
George Soros believes that his fortune has given him the freedom to make his concerns vocal and support them wholeheartedly, and he does it with responsibility. He says that as the world progresses towards a new era, it is not the communism that the world should fear any longer, but the Capitalism that needs to be worried about. There are many organizations across the globe that is working in close partnership with the Open Society Foundation to propagate the causes George Soros closely feels for. He also funded the Open Society Foundation with $18 billion from his personal wealth, which makes the foundation one of the largest and the well-funded in the world. He believes that the wealth should be utilized in a proper manner by the people who have been blessed with much to build a better tomorrow.
George Soros was born in Budapest, Hungary, and is Jewish by birth, but after the Nazis occupied his homeland, he fled to England along with his family to escape death. He studied economics at London School of Economics and went to the United States, where he started Quantum Fund with $12 million after a few years. It went on to become one of the most successful hedge funds ever and continues to provide the investors with great returns. Even at 87 years, George Soros is one of the most politically and socially active public figures, who have helped make a huge difference in the world we live in.
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