The world of politics recognizes him as the man who donated about $27 million in an attempt of defeating George W. Bush. George Soros is a significant funder of the Democratic politics. In the recently concluded elections, he gave more than $25 million to boost his more than 25-year friend Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates. Politico noted from his close friends that his engagement to the 2017 elections was a little more motivated than in the previous years. Politico also pointed out that to the super PAC known as Priorities USA Action supporting Clinton, Soros donated $7 million by the end of June 2016. Know more on investopedia.com about George Soros
The philanthropy of George Soros extends beyond politics. He has international foundations such as Open Society Foundation that donates money to non-profits that defend the human rights, shape the democratic process, and extend the access to health and education to the United States of America and in the world at large. For over 30 years through these foundations, George Soros has donated more than $13 billion to the nonprofits.
In the year 2005, George Soros was actively involved in the launch of the secretive club of the main liberal donors known as Democracy Alliance. The said organization aimed at gathering money to help in building a long-term infrastructure fight that is beyond the Democratic Party, for instance, dealing with climate change, combating income inequalities as well as outsizing big money in politics.
George Soros was born in Hungary in the year in 1930. He later fled the country. Soros worked as a railway porter as well as a waiter, and the income enabled him to attend the London School of Economics. He moved to New York. In 1969, he began his hedge fund. In 1979, Soros funded the black students in South Africa to get an education from the Cape Town University, during the apartheid.
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