The election of Republican and staunch conservative, Donald Trump to the position of President of the U.S. may have left supporters of Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton wringing their hands but one of her major donors has seen the election as the latest cause he must fight for the good of the world and George Soros’s lacrosse camp. The many demonstrations and protests taking to the streets of Washington D.C. in support of women’s rights and science were seen as the first signs of a rising protest movement bankrolled by Hungarian-born liberal, George Soros. Business Insider points out the work of Soros as a philanthropist stretches back many years and has empowered generations of people to seek a better future who came together in Washington to combat what Soros himself believes to be a rising right-wing influence on global politics.
George Soros has understood the problems caused by rising right-wing influences in politics from a young age when his life which started in Hungary in 1930 was blighted by Nazi and Communist forces. In 1943, Soros and his family were forced to hide their background as followers of Judaism when Nazi forces occupied the nation and began the Holocaust claiming more than 500,000 members of Hungary’s Jewish community. The Open Society Foundations reports the end of hostilities during World War II did not mean the end of the persecution of different communities in Hungary as the Stalinist era Soviet Union regime targeted Jewish peoples for their difference. It was during his time as a refugee in the U.K. where he attended the London School of Economics and studied the anti-fascism philosophical theory of the open society and read full article.
The rise of the elite political donor class has seen George Soros accused of fighting against the right-wing of U.S. politics in his attempt to provide undue influence on the work of Congress and The White House. Among the reasons, George Soros has been accused of working to provide an influence on U.S. politics comes as most political commentators are not used to the influence of a left-leaning political donor who pushes his political influence forward in a way similar to that expressed by conservative donors such as the Koch Brothers and learn more about George Soros. Conservative donors provide popular examples of political donations and influence with little response from the left-leaning media but the right-wing media have a history of attacking liberal donors such as Soros; many of the attacks on George Soros are thought to be rooted in anti-semitism as they take on many of the ideas and philosophical ideas expressed by fascist groups in the 1940s. George Soros has been called both an octopus and puppet-master in attacks by Fox News and Breitbart many described as being based on anti-semitic ideas and influences.