The return of George Soros is quite evident. After a time away from financing and influencing active politics, the billionaire’s return is marked with even more handsome donations that has been his normal trend. He is especially keen to support democratic candidates and their causes, more notably showing great generosity towards Hillary Clinton’s campaign. George Soros, born in Hungary amassed his wealth through trading in currency trades and is a great philanthropist and an advocate through his enormous giving for political and social reforms.
He has been a great financer of several political campaigns, rallying behind candidates who espouse the ideals he advocates for or the causes he has so hard fought to push forward. He has donated to an assortment of committees in the Democratic Party together with PACs. Soros has given donations to a PAC known as Immigration Voters Win that works to increase the turnout of Hispanic voters in major decision states. In addition to that, the wealthy Soros has also shown commitment to a nonprofit called Voting Rights Trust devoted to overturning efforts to inhibit voting. A voter mobilization group, America Votes too has been a beneficiary of the billionaire’s fortune. Senate Majority PAC that is focused on candidates in favor of abortion rights is part of the list of beneficiaries of funds from George Soros. As if that is not enough, he has been in great opposition to the Iraq war and a supporter of several international foundations to which he has given over $13 billion in a span of three decades. George Soros established the Open Society Foundations.
Mr. George Soros’ Support For The Fergusson Protests
Mr. George Soros whose business empire shows domination across Europe has been liberally involved in donating towards the Ferguson protests. It is his way of impacting politics on the American soil. Through his generous funding, he has gathered a humongous mobilization across the US enabling him to spur the Ferguson movement. Fuelled by a single criminal activity, the protests grew to a day-long national event thanks to Soros’ huge donation of $33 million toward the cause. Though protests like the Ferguson occurrence are a spontaneous happening, they pass the message of the need for inclusive leadership. Read this story at Politico.com about George Soros.
It is evident that Soros’ funding helped greatly to put together the protest whose main aim was to attract media attention to the city and more to that, to reveal an even wider list of causes for the protests to add to the that of racism. The protest helped put to the open exactly what the war against drugs has degenerated into; an oppression of the people of color. Together with the support of stirred up social media, the goal was achieved and attention called to the injustices on the black people.