If there is one thing that George Soros is known for, it’s supporting American liberal and progressive politics. Not only does he support them through time but he is an active donor to some of their causes. Up to date, it has been approximated that billionaire Soros has parted with $12 billion in philanthropy. For instance, in the past US Presidential elections, George Soros donated $30 million to the Democratic Party. The money was supposed to be used for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other initiatives that supported her election bid. Beyond national politics, George Soros has supported grassroots politics around the globe. For instance, he led a campaign that was targeting the re-election of Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio. George Soros accuses this sheriff of oppressing the immigrants in the United States. For instance, this sheriff has been accused of promoting child molestation and encouraging women rape. He caught the attention of George Soros when he appeared on TV to discuss his distaste for immigration reforms.
Other than immigration reforms, George Soros is also a supporter of religious tolerance reforms in the United States and criminal justice reforms. This is why he is a supporter of the Democratic Party as it seems to champion for these reforms. This is unlike the Republican Party and Donald Trump who George Soros refers to as an agent of ISIS. George Soros says that Donald Trump has a way of intimidating and instilling fear in the people who don’t agree with his policies. During his time at London, George Soros decided to enroll in London School of Economics. It’s during this time that he learned that he had some love and passion for finance. He also got to learn the general theory of reflexivity from books by his mentor Karl Popper. Through these theories, Karl Popper was able to understand capital markets. Other than entrepreneurship and philanthropy, George Soros is a published author. He has written books on finance and democracy. He has also written journals and articles on the same.
Through the Open Society Foundations, George Soros has managed to impact the world. Some of the pressing issues that he touches using this organization include drug abuse, LGBT and sex workers. He holds the opinion that these people should be helped rather than being isolated. Through the Soros Fund Management, George Soros is able to fund most of his endeavors. He established this venture in the year 1978. George Soros was born in Hungary in 1930. This was a period when the Nazis controlled Europe. George Soros only managed to move to London through the help of his father who offered him a fake identity. He then moved to the United States of America in the year 1956 to work on the Wall Street.