The Democratic donor George Soros has always been seen in the U.S. as a major financial supporter of liberal candidates and causes in the U.S. and across the world. Soros made a major choice to step back from the political giving environment during the 21st century after making a major impact as a donor to the Presidential election campaign of Democrat John Kerry; Soros is perhaps best known in the U.S. for his political views and campaigns that have made him beloved of political individuals on the left of the political spectrum as the people of the world have begun to look for leadership from George Soros. The success George Soros has achieved in the latter half of the 20th century and the 21st century make his work as a philanthropist one of the leaders in giving on a range of different fronts. Read his profile at Forbes.
George Soros has been a major supporter of a number of different causes often through the Open Society Foundations he established in 1984 after beginning his philanthropic work in 1979 by embarking upon a program that provided copying equipment for resistance groups in the former Soviet Eastern Bloc. Throughout the late 20th century and into the 21st century George Soros has been at the heart of the philanthropy being completed in the world as he has developed a network of charitable groups that have spread across the different continents of the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. In many different areas of the world George Soros has been at the heart of the drive to bring democracy and human rights to people who do not live in free societies; George Soros has been a major supporter of many different charitable groups with educational programs developed to allow a greater understanding of the inner workings of democracy for those who often live under the most stringent totalitarian regimes.
Politico reports George Soros has given away more than $13 billion across his lifetime to worthy causes he feels will assist the freedoms of individuals across the world. The philanthropic giving of George Soros is so large it dwarfs the political donations he has provided to Democrat’s and liberal candidates across the world, who Soros believes will share many of the values he has held close to his heart for the majority of his life. Across the 2004 and 2016 elections the political giving of George Soros has reached more than $50 million with Soros looking to provide around half of that amount to the political campaign of Hillary Clinton in her bid for The White House. Looking outside the major candidates known at national level is a common part of the work of George Soros as he has been looking to develop the campaigns of Democrat’s from grassroots level up. Read more on NYTimes.com.