A fund manager by profession, George Soros, 86, comes under the list of the world’s top 30 richest personalities. He earned himself a Masters of Science degree in Philosophy by 1954 from the London School of Economics, and currently works as an investor, philanthropist, political activist and an author.
George Soros has established a reputation for bashing on newly elected US President, Donald Trump on several occasions. He spoke a few hours before Trump took his presidential oath, and outwardly called Trump a fraud and a con man, sharing his disappointment about Trump being a dictator. In a letter to his friend, Soros claims his prediction of Trump’s failed attempts at achieving the presidency on opensocietyfoundations.org. He wrote about the problems that have arisen in the current democracy because of the unchanged behavior in Trump’s attitude. He added how cleverly Russian President Putin helped Trump to get elected by tricking the media with a color revolutionist scandal. He also stated a threat is predicting that the same will be happening in the elections in Italy, Germany, and Netherlands, putting Putin’s dominance on a win.
George Soros called Trump’s ideas contradictory and his team of cabinet members appalling, stating that his advisors carry out the contradictory ideas in Trump’s administration. Soros explained that he is worried about the European Union’s economy, as starting a trade war with China will do more benefit to the Chinese, and in return slow down their own economic growth on Snopes. He believes that the market will suffer once the celebration is over.
Moreover, by saying that Trump was busy in strengthening his brand, Soros claimed him to be unprepared and unpredictable and hopes for people to realize that a breakdown in their country is about to come. The country will face internal conflicts on Biography instead of promoting democratic freedom around the world. He further requested people to do whatever they can to bring about better consequences of the events that are taking place.
George Soros is a Hilary Clinton supporter and donated millions to her campaign. However, with his critics, he lost a billion dollars on his clients. He also commented about his prediction on the British rejoining the EU in the near future.
It is noteworthy that between the years 1979 to 2011, Soros donated more than $11 billion to various philanthropic causes. He stands against racism and helps students complete their university education under his funding. In 2006, he undertook the responsibility to provide Africa with education, agriculture, and medical help by funding $50 million. Soros exclusively funded the defense lawyer through his Open Society Institute, who was defending the poor, controversial and incapable defendants in court. He even politically donated a large amount of money to defeat the elected President George Bush for re-election in 2004. Lastly, Soros stood with the preposition of taxing the use of marijuana and other drugs by donating $1 million in 2010.