Democratic fundraiser and supporter George Soros has become a top fundraiser for Democratic politics and a strong fighter against conservative agenda that targets minorities. George Soros has given more than $25 million to Hillary Clinton, fellow Democratic candidates and causes that are close to him. Many associates and Federal Election Commission records, he has amassed a fortune at $24.9 billion dollars through currency trades.
Soros has increased his donations after being silent following his attempt to oust President George W. Bush in 2004. George Soros has been close to Clinton was expected to watch Clinton accept the presidential nomination but was forced to cancel to monitor economic issues in Europe.
Soros’ strong financial support for Hillary was seen as a positive sign for Clinton. Soros has given millions to several political action committees including $2 million to American Bridge 21st Century and $5 million to the super PAC Immigrant Voters Win, which fought increased turnout among Hispanics in key swing states. Know more on cnbc.com about George Soros.
George Soros has been able to speak with Hillary Clinton on a variety policy issues, according to emails released by the State Department. George Soros has also given $5,000 to a PAC which supports political candidates who fight for campaign finance reforms.
George Soros has been active defending human rights and working to shape the democratic process in Europe and increase access to health care in the United States. He later launched the Democracy group Alliance in 2005; it gave money to groups that fought climate change and income inequality in the United States.
According to the Washington Times, George Soros was one of the main financial backers of the Ferguson protests in Missouri. Soros has been raising money over the past few years and mobilizing groups across the country. George Soros has given at least $33 million dollars in one year to support groups based in Ferguson. Soros’ contributions gave rise to a nationwide cause. Read his profile at Forbes.
Soros’ financial contributions and his actions have led to a more unified action than what Michael Brown or Al Sharpton have brought to the issue caused by the Ferguson police abuse case. Soros’ actions have a deep impact across both Europe and the United States. He has created a massive political machine which is powered by nonprofit foundations that shape American politics and policy. Soros’ has been able to do this with organizations like MoveOn.org. Mr. Soros has been actively giving to grass root movements in Ferguson.