Across the U.S. the people of the nation have many different views of the iconic hedge fund manager George Soros, but his commitment to the cause of social justice reform has seen the Hungarian-born hedge fund manager become one of the top philanthropists in the world for almost 40 years. Soros may now be in his ninth decade of life, but his work as a philanthropist and political donor show no sign of slowing down as the founder of Soros Fund Management has set out to become one of the key figures in the advancement of the protection of rights for immigrants and minority groups in the U.S. The Open Society Foundations reports the life experiences of George Soros have resulted in his decision to attempt to advance the work of his own charitable network into the U.S. as the leader of the Open Society Foundations to advance social and criminal justice reform to protect the rights of people of all races and backgrounds within the U.S. Visit Project Syndicate to learn more about George.
Over the course of the life of the Open Society Foundations, which was established in the early 1980s, George Soros has provided funding of around $13 billion to donate to a network of charitable groups that form the basis of the civil rights movement in the U.S. The concern of George Soros for the minority groups of the U.S. who are constantly under threat from Republican lawmakers and other conservative groups who oppose the work being done by George Soros and his Open Society Foundations; that has included a range of options for advancing the ideas and cause of African Americans and other minority groups. George Soros points to the social experiment of the European Union as a shining light in the world as mass migration has been allowed across the European continent.
The spotlight fell on the work of George Soros and the Open Society Foundations in 2014 when The Washington Times revealed the hedge fund manager was one of the leading financial supporters of the Ferguson protest movement. Soros has spent much of the recent years providing financial support to a range of civil rights groups across the U.S. who descended upon Ferguson, Missouri to try and publicize the cause of Michael Brown, the African-American man shot by police officers in the city. Each year the Open Society Foundations provides around $33 million in funding to groups who played a role in the Ferguson protests, including three groups who formed the “Hands Up Coalition” that was formed in response to the shooting of Michael Brown. Visit this site to know more at opensocietyfoundations.org.