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The philanthropy of George Soros

Chuck Sudetic

The philanthropy of George Soros

building open societies

by Chuck Sudetic

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalists and financiers,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Open Society Fund (New York),
  • Humanitarianism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-345) and index.

    StatementChuck Sudetic ; with an essay by George Soros, and an afterword by Aryeh Neier
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG172.S63 S83 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25101361M
    ISBN 109781586488222, 9781586488598
    LC Control Number2011005156

      The ragged mannered philanthropist. Perseus, £ George Soros's public activities are a conundrum. While containing much interesting detail, this unsatisfying book . These organizations are directly funded by George Soros and his Open Society Foundations. Many of them have mission statements that sound high minded and worthy of support, but all of them are committed to goals and projects that are based on the leftist model of collectivism. Their primary appeal is to focus on problems in our society with little disclosure of the kind of society .

    George Soros was named as the Financial Times Person of the Year for , citing the standard bearer of liberal democracy and open society: the ideas which triumphed in the cold war, now under siege from all sides, from Vladimir Putin's Russia to Donald Trump's America.. For more than three decades, George Soros has used philanthropy to battle against authoritarianism, . This book, written by former New York Times journalist Chuck Sudetic, marks the first exploration of George Soros's innovative philanthropic strategies and unmatched commitment to building open societies in places where dictatorship and violent repression have been the rule for too is widely lauded for his brilliant financial and 3/5(2).

    In this e-book, Soros writes in detail for the first time about his vision for philanthropy. “I have always been leery of philanthropy,” he writes, “Philanthropy is supposed to be devoted to the benefit of others, but many philanthropists are primarily concerned with their own benefit.”. ~ George Soros" One Evil Human. GyÃrgy Schwartz, better known to the world as George Soros, was born Aug in Hungary. Soros' father, Tivadar, was a fervent practitioner of the Esperanto language invented in , and designed to be the first global language, free of any national identity.


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With an Introduction by George Soros and an Afterword by Aryeh Neier. George Soros is one of the world’s leading philanthropists. Over the past thirty years, he has provided more than 8 billion to his worldwide network of foundations: the Open Society Foundations, which have applied the concept of the open society, the cornerstone of Soros’s thinking on democracy, freedom, and 3/5(4).

George Soros is one of the world's leading philanthropists. Over the past 30 years, he has provided more than 7 billion to his network of foundations, known collectively as the Open Society Institute, for projects around the world and in the United States.

In this e-book, Soros writes in detail for the first time about his vision for philanthropy/5(6). George Soros, Hon FBA (born Schwartz György; Aug ) is a Hungarian-American billionaire investor and philanthropist.

As of Februaryhe had a net worth of $8 billion, having donated more than $32 billion to his philanthropic agency, the Open Society Foundations. Born in Budapest, Soros survived Nazi Germany-occupied Hungary and emigrated to the Children: 5, including Jonathan and Alexander.

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Over the past 30 years, he has provided more than 7 billion to his network of foundations, known collectively as the Open Society Institute, for projects around the world and in the United States.

&#;In&#;this e-book Book Edition: Digital Only. An impassioned defense of open society, academic and media freedom, and human rights. George Soros -- universally known for his philanthropy, progressive politics, and investment success--has been under sustained attack from the far right, nationalists, and anti-Semites in the United States and around the world because of his commitment to open society.

Review of In Defense of Open Society, by George Soros (PublicAffairs, ). George Soros, the billionaire-financier-cum-philanthropist, has become the bête noire of the global far right. Everyone from radio host Alex Jones, who has referred to the hedge-fund manager as a “fundamentally evil” “Nazi collaborator”; to Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orbán, who passed a.

My Philanthropy. George Soros. J Issue. The formative experience of my life was the German occupation of Hungary in I was Jewish and not yet fourteen years old. I could have easily perished in the Holocaust or suffered lasting psychological damage had it not been for my father, who understood the dangers and coped with them.

George Soros is one of the world's leading philanthropists. Over the past 30 years, he has provided more than 7 billion to his network of foundations, known collectively as the Open Society Institute, for projects around the world and in the United States.

In this e-book, Soros writes in detail for the first time about his vision for philanthropy. Financier and philanthropist George Soros attends the official opening of the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture at the German Foreign Ministry in June George Soros and Philanthropy George Soros began his philanthropic activity inand he established the Open Society Foundations in “When I had made more money than I needed for myself and my family, I set up a foundation to promote the values and principles of a.

George Soros began his philanthropy ingiving scholarships to black South Africans under apartheid. In the s, he helped promote the open exchange of ideas in Communist Hungary by funding academic visits to the West and supporting fledgling independent cultural groups, as well as other initiatives.

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George Soros, the Soros family, and the Open Society Foundation network are among the world’s largest philanthropists, with major impact on a global scale. This monograph provides a detailed examination of these activities and their effect in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

One thing that's striking is how ambivalent Mr. Soros is about many aspects of philanthropy. This is a topic he discusses at length in an introduction to a new book, The Philanthropy of George Soros: Building Open Societies, published this month by PublicAffairs. In our conversation, Mr. Soros talked about how philanthropy turns charity leaders.

Buying a Better World: George Soros and Billionaire Philanthropy. by Anna Porter. It’s telling that the only reference to a serious critique of George Soros in Anna Porter’s new book about the mogul-philanthropist comes in the final pages.

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Billionaire philanthropist George Soros’s new book In Defense of Open Society reads like his last will and testament, an attempt to ensure that his philanthropic work will have a respected legacy.

The book is a collection of previously published essays and speeches selected by Soros to explain his worldview, along with some unpublished writings and a preface. Author: Shane Devine. Author by: George Soros Languange: en Publisher by: John Wiley & Sons Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 97 Total Download: File Size: 48,6 Mb Description: George Soros Ends the Speculation "The outcome [of this book] is a summing up of my life's workAs I finish the book, I feel I have succeeded."-George Soros from the Preface Critical praise for.

George Soros, (born AugBudapest, Hungary), Hungarian-born American financier, author, philanthropist, and activist whose success as an investor made him one of the wealthiest men in the was also known as a powerful and influential supporter of liberal social causes.

Early life. Soros, who was born into a prosperous Jewish family, had his upbringing. Joint Victory Campaign Founded by George Soros and Harold Ickes, this group was a major fundraising entity for Democrats during the election cycle.

It collected contributions (including large amounts from Soros personally) and disbursed them to two other groups, America Coming Together and the Media Fund, which also worked on behalf.Get this from a library! The philanthropy of George Soros: building open societies.

[Chuck Sudetic] -- Relates the billionaire's philanthropic efforts, including the $7 billion he has given away through his Open Society Institute.