George Soros Continues To Bring Democracy To The People Of The World

The rise of George Soros as a political donor has been fast in 2016 after the man who is often seen as the leading Democrat donor has returned to the political fore with a rising level of support for liberal causes for the first time in over a decade. Many conservative commentators have used the name of George Soros as a sign of the growing number of wealthy donors who are looking to have a major influence on the democratic process in the U.S. and beyond; however, George Soros has not been a major part of the U.S. political landscape since the 2004 Presidential election when he provided around $27 million in support for the campaign of Democrat John Kerry, according to Politico. Soros has chosen to focus more on the work he has completed with his own Open Society Foundations that have been working to make sure democracy is understood at all levels of society across the world.

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In the 21st century, George Soros has been a major force for the people of the world who are living under the rule of totalitarian leaders across the world. For George Soros the protections afforded the people of the U.S. by the Constitution of the country are not protected by God, as many believe, but should instead be fought for on a regular basis; George Soros has dedicated much of the work of his Open Society Foundations on the U.S. in the 21st century as he has fought to make sure all human rights of minority groups are protected over the course of recent years. The major role played by George Soros in politics in the 21st century has been to back groups making sure the voting rights of Hispanic and African American groups are protected at a time when Republican lawmakers are looking to erode many of these rights. Learn more on discoverthenetworks.org about George Soros.

The decision to back the campaign of former Democratic Secretary of State was not one taken lightly by George Soros who had spoken out following the 2004 Presidential election to explain the use of his personal fortune, which Forbes estimates at $25 billion, was a unique moment in politics; Soros stepped back into the world of campaign finance in 2016 as he felt the battle to halt the rise of far right groups with a growing influence on the Republican party and mainstream politics around the world. In providing around $25 million in support for the campaign of Hillary Clinton, George Soros stated he was attempting to develop a new way of making sure all sides of the political spectrum were given a voice in the U.S. during one of the most divisive times in politics across the world. George Soros established the Open Society Foundations.

Bruce Levenson Is Building New Bridges At Do Good Institute

Bruce Levenson has had his hands quite full in recent days since selling the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks in 2015 reports Forbes and now settling a matter in court with the team’s former insurance company AIG. The matter pertains to the termination of former General Manager Danny Ferry’s contract and the offer by Levenson and the other owners to buy it out. AIG has not offered any payouts and Levenson and the other owners want compensation for bad faith and damages.

Since leaving the NBA franchise, Levenson has been making new connections through the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland. Do Good Institute is where students take their ideas for businesses and technologies and put them to work helping volunteer organization. According to benzinga.com, Levenson got the idea to start this institute in 2011 and it’s helped young people understand the importance of philanthropy and even allows them to choose any charity they wish to donate the money they’re given to. Levenson sees great non-profit leaders coming out and turning struggling charities into groups with strong visionaries.

Bruce Levenson has degrees in journalism from Washington University and a degree in law from American University, and he decided to go into newsletter publishing himself after determining he had the means to do so. He and Ed Peskowitz first published Oil Express in 1977, but they began adding other newsletters as the years went on. Soon they had built a major media information company and also helped start TechTarget in the coming years. Levenson and Peskowitz became owners of the Atlanta Hawks in 2004 after buying them from Turner Media.

In addition to UCG and owning the Hawks, Levenson has been active in Washington D.C. with groups such as “I Have a Dream” Foundation. He also has donated to and helped startup learning programs at the Holocaust Memorial Museum and has a mother-in-law who survived the event. He also worked with the Anti-Defamation League to bring in the Concert Against Hate promoting peace and understanding between ethnic groups.

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