Prime In Defence of Open Society: The Legendary Philanthropist Tackles the Dangers We Must Face for the Survival of Civilisation By George Soros –

Soros has become a standard bearer for liberal democracy Financial TimesGeorge Soros universally known for his philanthropy, progressive politics and investment success, and now under sustained attack from the far right, nationalists, and anti Semites around the world gives an impassioned defence of his core belief in open societyGeorge Soros is among the world s most prominent public figures He is one of the history s most successful investors and his philanthropy, led by the Open Society Foundations, has donated overbillion to promote democracy and human rights inthancountries But in recent years, Soros has become the focus of sustained right wing attacks in the United States and around the world based on his commitment to open society, progressive politics and his Jewish background In this brilliant and spirited book, Soros offers a compendium of his philosophy, a clarion call to arms for the ideals of an open society freedom, democracy, rule of law, human rights, social justice, and social responsibility as a universal idea In this age of nationalism, populism, anti Semitism, and the spread of authoritarian governments, Soros s mission to support open societies is as urgent as it is important