George Soros is known for many different reasons, but one of the reasons why he has become so popular across the globe is due to his philanthropic initiatives. He is amongst the wealthiest people on the earth as listed by Forbes and has a net worth of more than $25 billion. Over the years, the collective sum of money that he has given to various charitable organizations and philanthropic initiatives comes to around $12 billion. George Soros says that he loves the freedom he has due to the financial resources he has accumulated to be able to help build a better society.
George Soros has been politically active for many decades, and even though he has never been a politician himself, he has stayed involved in the political maneuvers to ensure that the Democratic candidates win the elections that are held. George Soros has been the supporter of Democratic Party since the very beginning and is one of the biggest funders of democratic ideals across the globe. He supports hundreds of organizations around the world that is pro-democracy and helps in uplifting the democratic ideals in their region. The organization he started in the year 1979, Open Society Foundation, works with hundreds of other charities across the globe in the area of refugee rehabilitation, policy reform, ending marginalization, ending racial disparity, justice reforms, economic development, healthcare support, and more.
George Soros continues to make headlines from time to time, and one of the reasons why he is all over the headlines nowadays is because of his massive donation of $18 billion to Open Society Foundation. George Soros believes that a lot of funding is required to carry out the initiatives that he has been backing and thanks to the wealth he has created over his lifetime, he believes he is blessed to carry out philanthropic work at such scale. George Soros also thinks that there is a dire need among the world population today to understand that capitalism is taking over the democracy. If the people do not wake up to the threat that capitalism has become and making way into our society, the fundamental rights of the people can be played with by the government. It is what is happening in many of the countries today, and some of the incidents in the United States also point towards the same fact.
George Soros says that it is essential for the people to embrace democracy and support it with whole heart because it is what would guarantee equality in society. George Soros has helped controversial movements like Antifa movement and Black Lives Matter. George Soros was hugely disappointed when democrat Hillary Clinton lost the Presidential Election, but it only filled him with more enthusiasm to fight for the causes he believes in. Even when is in late eighties today, George Soros is more actively politically, socially, and economically than many of his counterparts in the political and economic spectrum. He continues to be one of the most influential figures in the world politics.
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