George Soros is never one to hold his tongue when he sees something wrong. He’s also not afraid of who he might offend in the process. He obviously wants people to consider what he views as solutions to problems. Which brings us to his thoughts on the overwhelming human tragedy unfolding in the European Union because of their refugee problem. This problem is the direct result and consequence of the brutal war and indiscriminate killing raging in Syria, Iraq and the surrounding territories on https://www.facebook.com/breakingpolitical/posts/1562000144097945. The party’s involved in this brutality are the Islamic Jihadist groups Isis, and al-Qaeda, the Syrian army, the Russian armed forces, and the United States, along with various other splinter groups. Because of the war’s death and destruction, tens of thousands of civilians have been forced to flee for their lives out of these military hot zones and have tried to try to make it to Europe and safety. Unfortunately, for these refugees, the EU was neither prepared nor in many cases willing to accept the massive numbers of men, women, children and extended family members into their countries and as a consequence the problem has not been solved it has only stagnated and continued to worsen. This information was also published in The New York Review of Books.
Mr. George Soros sincerely believes that these problems can be solved if the EU can just correct their approach to the problem. The EU’s approach has been seemingly exasperated by a new plan proposed by the European Commission to reform their asylum system by relying on compulsory refugee quotas. Although it may sound better, Soros is adamant that it will never work because it is no better than what they are doing now which is a plan imposed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/people/george-soros. Under her plan, she has imposed quotas on member states requiring certain refugees to move to countries they didn’t want to live in while forcing others to be sent back. In addition, this plan made the state of Greece, which had insufficient facilities for the amount of exiles coming into it a holding pen. The European Commission has also acknowledged many of the negatives of Chancellor Merkel’s plan and George Soros thinks that they can be corrected but only if European Union leaders can agree on the amount of “surge” funding and of also allocating enough resources annually to adequately respond to the needs of the people affected.
George Soros is a well-known investor and philanthropist. He is also well respected for his financial and business insights. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1930 and while growing up survived its Nazi occupation until after the war when the communists took power. When that happened he then immigrated to England and attended the London School of Economics. After his graduation there he immigrated to the United States where he acquired a massive fortune through the international investment fund he founded and managed.
George Soros has also been an active philanthropist for decades. One of his activities has been to provide black students who qualify to attend Cape Town University in South Africa. He also started the Open Society Foundation that today operates in over 100 different countries with annual costs that exceed $840,000,000.00 dollars. The foundation’s sole purpose is to help promote the values of an open and transparent society, along with human rights.