George Soros that is the true face of the Ferguson protests. George Soros has galvanized these protests through years of funding and mobilizing groups across the country. George Soros has given $33 million in one year to support groups that support grass-roots and activists in Ferguson. George Soros’ financial support helped transform a one-day protest into a 24-hour-a-day national movement. George Soros’ organizations build grass-roots groups on the ground, that are backed up by a nationwide online and social media targeted campaign. George Soros drew bus loads of activists from all over the country to Ferguson, to help protest. Read this story about George at politico.com
George Soros intention was aimed at keeping the media focused on the city and the true reason behind the incident, which includes overpolicing and racial discrimination. George Soros help grow Black Lives Matter from a simple hashtage into a social media craze, which included a bus tour and march. George Soros has given the cities of Ferguson and Staten Island $5.4 million to help spur police reform, accountability and public transparency.
George Soros’ own organization Open Society Foundation has been key in keeping this movement alive. The foundation’s money has been given to help establish grass-roots organizations such as the “Hands Up Coalition.” George Soros’ foundation managed nearly $685 million in 2012. Soros’ actions created the opportunity for local Clergy to help keep the narrative of what really happened in Ferguson alive.
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George Soros has been known to contribute large sums of money to Democratic candidates and causes. However, in 2004 he scaled back his funding after failing to defeat President George W. Bush in 2004. He has now become more vocal and has begun giving even more as he headed into the 2016 election. George Soros has contributed or promised more than $25 million dollars to Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other Democratic candidates and causes.
Associates of George Soros have said that Soros has a fortune of nearly $24.9 billion, made through risky currency trades. George Soros was planning to witness Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic presidential nomination, but decided to cancel so he could closely monitor the economic uncertainty in Europe. George Soros has become more politically engaged than he has in years because of his strong faith in Clinton and his personal fears of a President Donald Trump. Read more at The New York Times about George.
George Soros has donated $7 million to a super PAC that supports Clinton. He’s expected to give them another $3 million. FEC records show George Soros has given $2 million to an opposition research PAC that has targeted Donald Trump and other key Republican candidates. Soros has also contributed $5 million to a PAC that works to increase Hispanic voter turnout in key swing states. He also gave $5 million to a group fighting to combat Republican efforts attempt to restrict voting.