For millions of people on the left side of the political spectrum George Soros is a man who is seen as a reformer of the highest order out to do what is best to protect the rights and future of all the people of the planet; however, to those on the right of politics the name George Soros provokes a strong negative response as far right groups fail to understand the motivations and drive of this Hungarian born hedge fund legend. Much of the work of George Soros has been directed at areas of the world where oppressive governments have limited the access to human rights of their citizens, in these areas George Soros has been active in using his own charitable network to help resistance groups and affect regime change across many different areas of the world. Learn more on Discover the Networks about George Soros.
The Open Society Foundations reports George Soros has so far donated $12 billion to various groups who are looking to protect the rights of human beings across areas of Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. Many conspiracy theorists and far right political groups have confused the work of George Soros to provide funding to groups in the U.S. and other supposedly democratic countries as a sign that he has some form of secondary motive aside from simply aiding in the creation of a free society that all people can be proud to live in. The calls against George Soros have grown stronger over the years from right wing groups who have stepped forward in 2017 to claim his work is directed solely against newly elected President Donald J. Trump. Business Insider reports the true nature of the work of George Soros has seen him back many progressive science and liberal causes for a number of years who have recently decided to march against the policies many see as a sign of the regressive right wing policies that go against the ideology of George Soros. Read more about George’s life story at biography.com.
As the leader of The Open Society Foundations, George Soros has been a leading liberal backer of a number of causes and candidates across the world that reflect his left leaning philosophy based on the work of philosopher Karl Popper. The progressive agenda that has been developed over the years by George Soros has been seized upon by right wing politicians across the planet who have been looking to close the educational programs established and backed by George Soros to aid in the spread of democracy and create a better understanding of human rights. Even in his home nation of Hungary the founder of Soros Fund Management has faced opposition to his good works as right leaning groups make it more difficult for Soros to help create a better world for people across the planet.