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The Timeline of George Soros

When it comes to investing, investors remain at a crossroads. Moreover, investors face numerous dilemmas regarding a return on their interest. Although investing remains relevant, the fact of the matter remains that most people do not understand the concept of investing. Moreover, people do not understand how to get a return on their investment. As a result, people continue to make foolhardy mistakes. Therefore, investors continue to lose money instead of gaining it. However, two sides exist to every story. With that being said, a substantial amount of investors have managed to accrue high returns on their initial investment. Therefore, these investors have managed to obtain an insurmountable amount of wealth.

In particular, George Soros remains a worthy figure in the investment industry. For years, George Soros sacrificed a substantial portion of his life to accumulate an unforeseen amount of wealth. As a result, George Soros remains one of the world’s wealthiest people. To remain exact, George Soros remains worth over $25 billion dollars. Moreover, George Soros has lived a unique and exclusive life. As a Jewish descendant, George Soros has faced numerous challenges and setbacks. However, George Soros never allowed it to deter him from achieving his goals. As a native of Budapest, Hungary, George Soros and his family survived the Holocaust. During this time, Nazi Germany seized control over Eastern Europe. Read more at Politico about George Soros.

In 1947, George Soros immigrated to London, England. While there, Soros attended the London School of Economics. In addition, Soros obtained numerous degrees from the school. By 1969, George Soros managed to open up his first hedge fund. To expound further, the company remained largely successful. Therefore, Soros opened a second hedge fund in 1970. In all, his hedge funds became the world’s most successful hedge funds ever. In addition, George Soros has also managed to weather any economic storm he faced. During the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis, George Soros made $1 billion dollars. Therefore, his skills as an investor remain uncontested. In addition, George Soros and his philanthropy remain equally important. Read more on NYTimes.com

To expound further, George Soros remained involved in philanthropy for as long as he has remained an investor. Between 1979 and 2011, George Soros has donated over $11 billion dollars to charitable causes. In particular, George Soros used his financial influence to help black students attend college during the apartheid era of South Africa. Also, George Soros has provided countless educational opportunities for his people in Hungary. In addition, George Soros has remained at the forefront of American politics. Since his arrival to the United States, George Soros has actively supported the Democratic Party. In recent times, George Soros has remained an advocate for LGBTQ rights and the racial equality of African Americans.

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Sanitizing the Election Reforms Laws Through End Citizens United

Dirty Money is one characteristic feature in most countries at any electioneering year. While the amount of money may vary depending on the donors and the political goodwill, its impact cannot miss being felt in the economy more so with the grassroots citizen. It is with for this reasons that the American Citizens United together to challenge the federal laws governing camping donations and contribution.

 

According to the infamous 2010 Supreme Court decision, the judges ruled for the federal government stating that indeed corporations were people. Since this decision did not go well with the American people more so the Democrats, it did not deter them from achieving their objectives, that is sanitizing the American election laws.

 

With the already established support of the grassroots citizens, End Citizens United was formed in March 2015 with Tiffany Muller as its CEO and President. The organization was formed as Political Action Committee (PAC) nonprofit organization tasked with the objective of championing financial reforms. This mission the organization is seeking to achieve through; electing pro-reform leaders more so the Democrats, using their membership at the grassroots to demonstrate their authority on issues regarding money in politics and raising awareness of money in politics.

 

Currently, if the number are anything to go by, End Citizen United is on a progressive path to achieving the laid down objectives. According to the PACs official website page, the figures stand at three million regarding membership and $26million in contributions. This is only a statics of the first year of operations since the group’s launch in 2015.

 

The figures are even better this year. According to a post featured in USA Today sometimes at the start of this year, so far End Citizen United had raised at least $4million alone in the first quarter of its 2017 operation. Going by the figures, there was an increase by at 100000 new members who had made their contributions for the first time. The contributions averaged at around $12 per person. From this, the group is at least targeting $35 million by the end of the years. Even with a high projection, the groups’ maximum contribution is set at $5000 per person. This is with the move of achieving transparency in political spending.

 

End Citizen United is also driving the election of financial reform champions with the group president announcing Jon Ossoff, 30 as one of their first beneficiary. Jon Ossoff is a Democrat candidate seeking to fill up the vacant position left after the appointment of Tom Prince for a secretary seat. The first time candidate will benefit from the support of End Citizen United financial and grassroots political support. Ossoff’s support is just the start of the group’s support which it plans on expounding on come 2018 elections.