Democracy

End Citizens United Endorses New Wave

Democracy, Politics
The current debate surrounding the upcoming elections has brought some new names to the forefront and End Citizens United wants to do everything it can to help those newcomers set up shop. They want to replace the current incumbents with a new wave that will give us an entirely new way of thinking about our politics. We have seen the results of special interests lobbyists and corporations being given free reign over our politics. It has produced anger and led many people to go to the polls for the very first time. With all of the hype PACs are going to play a big role in making sure the 2018 midterms go according to plan. The most amazing thing about the new wave of politicians is that they are intent on making sure their funding does not come from special interests. Everything is f...

George Soros Pumps In $18B To Open Society Foundations

Democracy, Politics
George Soros has recently transferred $18 billion from his personal wealth of $24.6 billion to the Open Society Foundations, an organization that promotes democracy around the world. This appears to be a major shift of wealth by the philanthropist and investor. In an email statement, a spokesman for the foundation said that this move is part of the process of transferring assets that has been going on for a number of years. This massive transfer of Soros’ wealth to the Open Society Foundations practically made it one of the biggest charitable organizations in the world. It was the latest financial move of the 87-year old philanthropist who started charitable work in 1979. His first venture in philanthropy benefitted black South Africans who were provided with educational scholarships. A