George Soros is a philanthropist who has quite a sum of his personal wealth given away to individuals and organizations around the world. His goal is to aid those people and the causes of expression, transparency accountable government, and a society of people that promotes justice and equality.
Is policy crosses genres and boundaries that are both progressive and very much a part of a modern and civil society of justice. And, at times, if this aligns his financial power with communities and cultures of people whose way of life is not seen as popular, he has no problem with that.
Sometimes, these groups of people within a society are the Roma in Europe. At other times, the minority that George Soros has a heart and mind to help are seen as immoral, as in the case of those who indulge in controlled recreation substances or those in the “oldest profession”. Or it can include the LGBGTI community wherever it may be.
He recalls surviving the Nazi occupation of his homeland in Hungary some 14 years into his childhood. Blessed with more good fortune than 500,000 members of his nation, the Soros family lives to tell the tale of the experience. Most importantly, they the memories of helping others that were in the same circumstance.
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Perhaps, leaving Budapest is the event which sparks the string of upward mobility in George’s life. For, he trades Budapest, Hungary for London, England, which comes with a life of study and work. This prepares him for his life ahead. And, from there he makes his way across the Atlantic, to the shores of New York, NY of the United States of America. Here is stays and lays down roots. They are in finance. These roots grow into a life and focus to change the world. With professional passion, etiquette and dues paid, he creates his own hedge fund, Soros Fund Management. Overtime, this entrepreneurial maneuver makes him one of the richest men in the world. And, by virtue of this fortune, he becomes somewhat untouchable. Read his profile at Business Insider.
With this achieved status, he establishes the open Society Foundations in more than 100 countries. The inspiration and guidebook on the policies of these foundations are the philosophies of Karl Popper. The ideologies included within it calls for the realization that no ideology or philosophy is king. And, that democracy, open expression and individual rights are the only true cornerstone of a free society.
The range of different communities to benefit from his foundations reaches from South Africa to the Berlin wall. Even hard times, such as the Cold War, cannot stop him from helping others. His humanitarian aid has no bounds conceptually, and that is an extremely good thing. It is not nearly as easy to pull off as it looks. The act itself requires a genuine labor of love, which George Soros knows from most personally from long suffering. Read this story about George at politico.com