[211], Soros's writings focus heavily on the concept of reflexivity, where the biases of individuals enter into market transactions, potentially changing the fundamentals of the economy. The King’s Fund Digital Health Congress organizers are again seeking the best projects on the adoption of technology in the English health system from those in the trenches, working in health and care. Suburb, Explosive Device Is Found in Mailbox", "Explosive Devices Found in Mail Sent to Hillary Clinton and Obama", "Bomb suspect arrest: What we know about Cesar Sayoc", "Cesar Sayoc, who sent pipe bombs to Trump critics, gets 20 years in prison", "Complexity economics: a different framework for economic thought", "Soros's Reflexivity Concept in a Complex World: Cauchy Distributions", "Why do we need an Institute for New Economic Thinking at Oxford? [257] He holds that Europe is facing an existential crisis, in view of the rise of populism, the refugee crisis and a growing rift between Europe and the United States. [citation needed], In a discussion at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council in 2006, Alvin Shuster, former foreign editor of the Los Angeles Times, asked Soros, "How does one go from an immigrant to a financier? The Kings remained in Dallas until Mr. King’s death in 1967 and Mrs. King’s death in 1983. [112][113] Larry Krasner was elected as the District Attorney of Philadelphia with the help of a $1.5 million ad campaign funded by Soros in 2017. Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) was an English general and statesman who, first as a subordinate and latterly as Commander-in-Chief, led armies of the Parliament of England against King Charles I during the English Civil War, subsequently rulng the British Isles as Lord Protector from 1653 until his death in 1658. [256], In 2018, Soros highlighted that Europe faces major challenges related to immigration, austerity, and nations leaving the EU. [25] The New York Times reported in October 2018 that "conspiracy theories about him have gone mainstream, to nearly every corner of the Republican Party". George Soros, "Bitter Thoughts with Faith in Russia". Through the fund-raising website, YouCaring.com, King raised $60,000 for Rice's family. He did so, but much later.)[78]. [citation needed], In September 2006, Soros pledged $50 million to the Millennium Promise, led by economist Jeffrey Sachs to provide educational, agricultural, and medical aid to help villages in Africa enduring poverty. He has stated that whereas the greatest threats to the "open society" in the past were from communism and fascism (as discussed in The Open Society and Its Enemies by his mentor Karl Popper), the largest current threat is from market fundamentalism. The United States sets the agenda for the world. Whenever you are wrong you have to fight or [take] flight. [231], In 2017, Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz filed a $10-million lawsuit against Soros, alleging that Soros had influenced the government of Guinea to freeze Steinmetz's company BSG Resources out of iron ore mining contracts in the African country due to "long-standing animus toward the state of Israel". Directed by Nicholas Ray. I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes. As of May 2020, he had a net worth of $8.3 billion, having donated more than $32 billion to the Open Society Foundations, of which $15 billion have already been distributed, representing 64% of his original fortune, making him the "most generous … The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve … [259], In view of the possibility of a further increase of the number of refugees from Africa to Europe, Soros proposes that the European Union devise a "Marshall Plan for Africa" (see Marshall Plan), fostering education and employment in Africa in order to reduce emigration. 4,288 were here. They have now got to accept responsibility for world order and the interests of other people as well." He founded the commodities company Glencore, and was later indicted in the United States on federal charges of tax evasion and making oil deals with Iran during the Iran hostage crisis. 7. He was the Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position.