George Soros, Founder of Open Society Foundations is known throughout the world for his support for democracy in over 100 countries. He formed Open Society Foundations to promote the values of an open society, transparency, and human rights. Since 1979, Soros has traveled the world promoting philanthropy deeds for countries that are in need of democracy and social improvements. He believes the imperfectness of the world economies can be improved with the help of governments. Soros uses his philosophy education from the London School of Economics and experience as a hedge fund manager to make a difference in the world for millions of people.
In 2015 Politico reported, Soros contributed $8,025,000 to three democratic supportive organizations; Ready PAC, American Bridge 21st Century, and Priorities USA Action. The Federal Election Commission reported George Soros provided $25,000 in January 2015 to Ready PAC, an organization for a presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. Soros made a generous donation of $1 million in May to the American Bridge 21st Century. Priorities USA Action received $7 million in June and December of 2015. These organizations support democracy in the United States and cover subjects pertaining to political parties’ accountability and responsibilities for economic growth.
The Open Society Foundations organization takes a stand for citizens and countries around the globe. In the book, Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism written by George Soros, he explains to readers the meaning of open society. He said that open society ″stands for freedom, democracy, human rights, rule of law, social justice, and social responsibility as a universal idea″. The concept of his organization comes from the philosophy of Karl Popper, which is ″to help build democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.″ Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton uses the same philosophy during her campaign.
The American Bridge PAC 21st Century is an organization that subjects Republicans to stand accountable for their actions and spoken words. George Soros believes all governments have the responsibility to stand accountable to their citizens during crisis in economies. His $1 million contributions to American Bridge will help to further research and help Hillary Clinton defeat the enemies of the Republican party. Soros’s success as a businessman, philanthropist, and hedge fund manager has influenced his political empowerment to help reconstruct the structure of politics in many countries, including the United States.
Soros is one of the top financial contributors in 2015 to the democratic presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton. He has donated more than $8 million to political organizations in the U.S. Soros is a citizen of Hungary and became a citizen of the U.S. in 1961. The first Open Society Foundation was launched in Budapest, Hungary, and eventually expanded to Moscow, Eastern Europe, and Central America. Global democracy is the mission of one of the richest people in the world, George Soros.