George Soros is a Democrat die hard. When he dismissed Trump as a war monger, people took note. George Soros has gone ahead and accused Trump of promoting the activities of ISIS by giving them fodder. The current drive by Trump to ban Muslims from the US is both illegal and counterproductive. It is only going to radicalise more youths.
When George Soros speaks of global issues, you better listen despite your political stance. He was, after all, a refugee for 15 years and is a Holocaust survivor. Soros says the current political rhetoric by Trump and Ted Cruz is wrong and should stop. The time of America hiding behind its insecurities of race and privilege should take a back seat.
George Soros is of the opinion that Angela Merkel can and will save Europe. He was happy she recently opened Germany to more than 1 million refugees and expects them to adjust to the new reality well. It was a divisive move but Germany is today a regional power in Europe and needs to act that role.
The Eurozone is currently faced with more than six issues that need attention. The Ukrainian issue according to Soros should be addressed 1st.The country is still under a civil war and has seen tens of thousands die and millions displaced. Its economy has come to a standstill and people are clamouring for change.
George Soros has said the migrant crisis can be solved by a unified approach to the crisis. European countries need to come together and have a plan on how to handle the refugees. Assuming they won’t come is naïve as the Syrian crisis shows no signs of abating. It is a war that was started by the West and they need to take responsibility.
According to Soros, Eurozone should have one asylum processing centre if it wants to survive the current crisis. It must abolish the 28 patchwork of centres as it is very easy for outsiders to take advantage. The Paris attack as a result of laxity in handling refugees. They have felt unwanted and have resorted to other ways to announce their presence.
George is of the opinion that Brexit is not a good idea. He has criticised the European leaders calling fro Britain to leave terming them as misleading. According to Soros, Britain depends on the Eurozone for exports and is better off politically and economically in Britain.
George started his forays into the stock market in the 50s straight from London. He founded Soros Fund Management in 1969.It has become known as the best performing hedge fund of all time with a 30.30 ratio. He is today retired and runs his charity work.