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George Soros and his Firm Endeavor for Liberalism

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George Soros is known as one of the world’s leading philanthropist and has given away over $12million to date. His financing has upheld various organizations and individuals all over the world advocating for accountable administrations, transparency, freedom of expression, and social order that promote justice and equality. This giving centers on individuals who are discriminated for their identity. He has supported a wide range of people; some people who have been marginalized from the mainstream society such as sex workers, drug users, LGBTI individuals and others representing people from Europe. Visit Project Syndicate to learn more about George.

Soros has encountered bigotry firsthand. He was born in Hungary in 1930 and survived the Nazi control of 1944–1945, which brought about the murder of more than 500,000 Hungarian Jews. By securing false identity papers, his Jewish family got to survive thereby covering their backgrounds and helping other families do the same?

As reported in Politico, Soros utilized his fortune to come up with the Open Society Foundation in over 100 countries. The OSF is a network of establishments and partners whose name and operations mirror the impact of Soros reasoning of the philosophy of Karl Popper. He got this ideology while he was at the London school of Economics. Popper contends in his book, Open Society and its enemies that no rationality or belief system is the last authority on truth. He firmly asserted that social orders could just thrive when they take into account a democratic approach to governance, regard for individual rights, and freedom of expression which is the approach at the center of the work at the Open Society Foundations.

Presently, George Soros is a blunt partisan player in America’s political scene, having channeled millions to the Democratic Party and causes such as Ferguson protest. He has been at the forefront in opposing Donald Trump as the president. Soros further pushes his ideologies through the network of OSF in Europe and in more than 100 other nations where they have their operations across the world. He is loathed on the Patriot edges of the Right, although still admired and respected over the left, sometimes rhetoric or imagery whose anti-Semitism leaves little to the imagination.

In 2015, in the Washington Times, it was uncovered that in one year, Soros gave $33 million to bolster well-established groups that encouraged the grassroots, on-the-ground protestors in Ferguson. This was indicated by the latest assessment filings of his non-profit Foundations. The Washington Times also uncovered that Soros directed millions into groups that moved protesters to Ferguson from around the United States and composed crusades to keep it as a central topic in the country’s media outlets. The budgetary tie from Soros to the activist groups brought about the rise of a flammable dissent development that created a 24-hour-a-day national cause caliber from the previous one-day event in Missouri. Know more on investopedia.com about George Soros.

Sources

Joel Himelfarb (2015) George Soros Funded Ferguson Protests: Washington Times, retrieved from: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/14/george-soros-funds-ferguson-protests-hopes-to-spur/

Kenneth P. Vogel (2016) George Soros rises again, Politico, retrieved from: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/george-soros-democratic-convention-226267

https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/people/george-soros

Betsy DeVos Continues Her Impressive Political Involvement

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The newly installed U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos is a community and business leader I have always admired for the work she has completed in her home state of Michigan and across the U.S. I first became aware of Betsy DeVos when she brought her fight to bring education reform to as many children as possible to the state of Florida and found success crossing party lines to gain bipartisan support for her school choice and school voucher programs; in my opinion, the ability to unite as many politicians as possible to her ideals has made Betsy DeVos one of the most impressive political experts in the nation. Despite claims to the contrary, I believe Betsy DeVos is not a political novice with no experience of moving in circles of power; in fact, in my opinion the fact Mrs. DeVos has served as a member of the Republican National Committee and been elected as the chair of the Michigan Republican Party on four separate occasions. Her political achievements include serving as a volunteer on the campaign for President of Gerald Ford and serving as President George W. Bush’s pick as a board member of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Check her website for more info at betsydevos.com.

I believe the Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation is one of the most impressive in the U.S. as it provides a number of charitable organizations with crucial funding that are not always focused on the traditional areas of philanthropy. Since establishing the foundation in 1989, I have been impressed with the way Mrs. DeVos has worked to secure funding for many good causes across the U.S., but I believe the ArtPrize program in her native Michigan is one of the most important and innovative arts based charitable awards currently in operation. One of the aspects of the ArtPrize that I feel is important is the fact members of the public are given the chance to vote on publicly displayed artistic works over the course of this annual event.

The work of Betsy DeVos in bringing education reform to many in the U.S. has obviously been impressive and I believe the fact school choice and voucher programs can be found in 17 states stands as testimony to the good work completed by the Holland, Michigan born community leader. There are many aspects of the work of Betsy DeVos that I feel are important, including her role as one of the main thinkers behind the development of the Detroit Charter Schools program In my own humble opinion, the creation of the West Michigan Aviation Academy that allows students the chance to learn about the aviation industry shows how successful the policies developed by Mrs. DeVos have been in her home state and across the nation.

Check this article from NYPost.

George Soros is Not Giving Up Hope

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After months of campaigning for the democrats in hopes that they would win, many would think that George Soros would be completely defeated. This is not the case and this is something that is not going to happen because George Soros never gives up until he is able to reach his goals. This is part of what makes him such a great businessman. Soros is going to work within smaller politics to defeat the power of Trump, he is going to continue working for the democrats, fighting for the refugees and pushing to ensure that people do not lose their rights under a dangerous leader.

The president isn’t the only person who holds power in Washington, D.C. There are many smaller political aspects to the way that the world runs and George Soros wants to make sure that he can help these things out. He wants people to be able to get what they want and be able to have, at least, some democratic influence in the way that the United States is run. There are many ways in which George Soros is fighting with the smaller political groups to make things better for the country.

There are many ways in which Soros is able to help the democrats. The biggest thing that he can do is contribute money to the cause. In order for democrats to fight for anything that they want, they need to have the resources that come with that money. George Soros knows that and he knows that he will be able to help people out better if they have the money that they need to be able to do more with their political help. George wants the democrats to be able to recover from such a crushing loss that came from the election of the president.

One of George Soros’ biggest initiatives is the refugees who should be able to come to the United States. He wants to make sure that people have the chance to know that they are going to be able to be safe when it comes to the different things that go on in the United States.

The democratic party is for the people and that is something that George Soros has always stood behind. He knows that people need to have rights and under a president like Trump there will not be many rights for people to have. There are many things that Soros is going to do to make sure that people have those rights. He will donate nearly limitless amounts of money so that people can get the rights that they need through the fights and the work that the democratic party is going to do to be able to help people out with their rights.

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