About: George Soros

EU Elections 2019 23-05-2019

EU elections in Hungary: The Catch ‘19

Hungary is now caught in an anti-migration and xenophobic discourse as the society did not have the chance to learn or prepare enough, and now it seems almost impossible to change this situation, writes Marcell Lörincz.

Open Society has done good work in Hungary. Why is it being attacked?

Recently I have taken to counting the billboards attacking George Soros as I walk to my office at the Open Society Foundations, writes Goran Buldioski. There are six along my twenty-minute route and they are part of the latest anti-Soros campaign in Hungary.

Hungary’s law calls for more transparency for NGOs receiving foreign money

In a recent EURACTIV.com interview, the director of the George Soros-funded European Policy Institute makes the incorrect claim that Hungary’s new legislation on NGO transparency is “discriminatory” and is closing the space for dissenting opinions, writes Zoltán Kovács.

Problems with Hungary affect EU single market too

The Hungarian problem extends beyond civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, it also encroaches on European jobs and growth, as well as the single market, writes MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij.
Development Policy 21-10-2015

Are we dreamers in the world of international cooperation?

Sceptics may refer to the SDGs as a high school wish list, but they provide new opportunities to focus on a common system of targets, writes Sven Grimm. 
Euro & Finance 15-09-2011

Thinking the unthinkable in Europe

The EU should prepare for the possibility of the default or defection from the euro zone of some of its members, something which if prepared correctly would not cause a financial crisis and would allow the countries concerned to escape the vicious cycle of austerity and recession, argues George Soros.
Euro & Finance 14-07-2011

Europe Needs a Plan B

Greece is inexorably heading towards a "disorderly default": only a "Plan B" for Greece and the European Union itself can address the current crisis, argues George Soros.
Euro & Finance 28-03-2011

Europe re-divided?

The euro crisis is not only a currency crisis but also a political crisis, writes George Soros in the below commentary, arguing that member states' policies often reflect their views rather than their true interests. 
Climate change 14-12-2010

Seeing REDD on climate change

A price on carbon emissions and bottom-up international cooperation is still needed in order to keep pace with global warming, writes George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management and the Open Society Institute.
Languages & Culture 26-08-2010

The plight of the Roma

Current treatment of the Roma is undermining European values, writes George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management and the Open Society Institute.
Euro & Finance 25-06-2010

Germany’s Europe deficit

The policies currently being imposed on the euro zone directly contradict the lessons learned from the Great Depression of the 1930s and risk pushing Europe into a period of prolonged stagnation, generating discontent and social unrest, argues financial guru George Soros.