George Soros and the Open Society Foundations in South Africa

George Soros and the Open Society Foundations in South Africa


My serious political philanthropy started in South Africa, where I visited Soweto and generally got to know South Africa from the black population, not the white one. George Soros decides he is going to enter, and he says, “This is a society that has first-world institutions, that has tremendous resources, but that excludes the vast majority of its population. This is the place where I’m most needed and where my resources are most needed.” George, in 1979, decided to fund the education of black students at the University of Cape Town because he understood that there would come a time when democracy would be secured, and that those people who would occupy positions of leadership would have to be black and would have to be African. I was one of the first bursary recipients in the program that George Soros had set up to fund open universities in South Africa. So I’ve come full-circle, as a bursary recipient and now as a board member of the Open Society Foundations. At the moment of the transition, what you see is the vast majority of the population suffering enormous deprivation and the most urgent corrective that was needed was to make sure that people could have access to good education, to good housing that was affordable. Mandela knew that my father had been helpful and also could provide real candor and advice. Mandela asked him to give him some thoughts about how to reform the South African economy and make it both more inclusive but also stable, and my father provided him with his own views. George Soros launched a project. It was called the National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency. And it was intended to provide low-cost housing for people who had been residents of these shanty towns. And we put up a vast number of houses. There was a very good local team, a collaborative effort where we were not only bringing money but expertise. The beauty, as it were, of housing is you can see and feel it. The thought was providing something visible would be giving a real boost to President Mandela at a critical moment in the life of South Africa. George Soros’s foundation in South Africa was a place for meaningful engagement, for reconciliation, and a place to reimagine what a future of collaboration could look like. It’s a South African organization. It’s led by South African people. They understand the environment that we are operating in. That’s what makes them different to any other funder, in the sense that you’ve got the local people driving the organization. OSF-SA has become an agile and courageous donor. It looks for opportunities to promote civil society. It looks to see where there are gaps. What’s quite important about OSF South Africa is the recognition of the importance of being rooted in communities and of being able to build movements and build power. What this is about is giving local voices the agency to shape their reality the way they want to shape it. Sometimes civil society groups, sometimes campaigns, activism, and I think that has been one of the key insights of the open society ideal. It is important for us to promote the independent media and enable them to have an environment in which they can operate so that these issues that would otherwise remain hidden are heard. OSF has done an incredible job of providing funding and resources to independent media organizations who believe that in investigating, revealing wrongdoing and corruption we’re able to ultimately bridge the accountability gap and make our democracy stronger. Open Society Foundations has made a big investment in supporting those who defend the Constitution, young lawyers, communities that support understanding of justice and the law. OSF South Africa has been fundamental to the ability of Equal Education Law Centre to be able to provide the sort of legal services that we do. One of the big cases we did was having to represent the families of the deceased miners in Marikana. We didn’t just simply represent the families in the commission, but made sure that in 20 years’ time, in 30 years’ time, when the story of Marikana was told, it was told from the perspective of those families. It was told in the perspective of the community members who were there when the massacre happened. OSF, from the beginning, enabled us to grow into an organization that supports many more people. TAC is the Treatment Action Campaign. It was formed at a time when there was no access to antiretroviral drugs in South Africa. At the time, people were dying, and the government was doing nothing about it. So when you come to OSF with your proposal, with your suggestion, they understand where you’re coming from. Their question is not, “Why do you want to do this?” but it’s often, “How do you intend to achieve?” We do have a good foundation, they are making a valuable contribution, and this is a time when we need the foundation more than ever. Through our work, we are able to support civil society organizations at a moment in the history of the country when a new generation of leaders are stepping forward. The new generation of change makers who we hope will advance the values of the open society to ensure that the society in which we live is truly open, is truly just, is truly democratic, and is truly fair.

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    realisticjman

    great job , making south Africa a third world country once , a first world country now one of the most dangerous nations on earth by the way Mandela was a communist terrorist. over 30 people died during his lead terroristic operation

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    LUCES Y SOMBRAS

    Donde estan las construcciones y los proyectos yo solo veo donaciones a ONGS que se dedican a coger gente y meterlas en otros paises para desestructurarlos.No me trago su cuento señor Soros y mas pensando en las manos de quienes se encuentra el mundo que de eso usted tiene que saber un rato.Si de verdad tiene intencion de aportar algo positivo al mundo coga usted y sus muchachos vayan a Africa expresamente derroque Golpistas dictatoriales busque la justicia y la prosperidad de los Africanos AHI.Lo que usted no va a lograr es que los males de este mundo que precisamente crea su mundo de codicia y despilfarro economico lo arreglen paises que en donde su propia gente no tiene ni para ellos.Va usted por un camino equivocado, aunque mi opnion es que lo hace adrede a saber con que oscuros planes si si muy oscuritos todos.Si de verdad su intencion es mejorar las condiciones humanas vaya a donde esta el problema no se lo traiga a quienes no pueden solucionarlo.

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    Just a random person

    Every video this George is in has more dislikes than likes… literature every video 😂😂😂

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    iMews Español

    George Soros the erand man of the Rotschilds. He is accused openly by hungry government to break down governments in Europe with massive migration of Muslims. In America, it's exactly the same one with the Mother Caravan from Honduras to United States to break down Trump's government and at the same time López Obrador's government in Mexico. Open Society foundation is only an insidious foundation very full of criminal like George Soros with the Rothschild bank that is banned in Hungry by the way. He only wants to break down american governments exactly with European governments. Hard Data. #Globalismisdead

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    KiloWatio standard

    Yeeeee fill de la mes podrida puta, tan asquerosa com tu… eres un cagallo salvat del bater en el ultim moment… que chungor mes morcaora.

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    Kurt-Brown Saint-Ram-Bone Mobile Audit Club

    During a federal banking regulatory robbery I was told to contact George Soros. On the other hand I hope he is not injured like the stunning electrical and injecting of chemicals or medical brain alterations of memory which I a Federal FDIC bank examiner endured in 1999 And 2000 at Sacramento FDIc and San Francisco FDIC.

    I was highly drugged and held captive for days and I escaped. I witnessed a fdic robbery repeatedly and area banks attacks.

    I was told someone was killed. The person who hired me. Who ever that was Perhaps George Masa or Kenneth Justice or someone else.

    I have appiied for s job with the soros foundation. I have bad headaches but I have had them all my life but I am trained like a dr if all degrees tallied.

    I want a tort claim for damages due to fdic being over run. I electrically insulated myself and saw others being stunned and a likely assassin not being stunned.

    Sadly if you have money or over see money or money and assets transfers the risks are high.

    You can contact me near the montecito address or call or email. I did not change my resume due to I would prefer a grant or different job than applied.

    I hope mr soros is Alive and well. A regional director was killed with his own gun in 1991 approximately to FDICIA 1992 San Francisco . Early Resolution Clause uninventoried assets thievery. Billions given to foreign corporations debilitated the USA auto industry and aerospace may be next. That is why I think FDICIA 1991 was implemented.

    Never have guns around is my warning to finance people. They pull them out and start shooting people. I was to be blamed for the fdic murders not reported but would not burn the building upon the impostor bosses command. Contractors were commando were crew leaving the 13th and who were maiming me. Others many of them and a police dog came the 13th

    Kurt Brown aka saintrambone.

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    salvatore fancello

    Certo che da voi africani dovete aver fiducia e azione per creare un posto migliore per tutti voi

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    বাতাবি লেবুর ফলন

    George Soros is just another old billionaire who spent his money to make changes in societies, Bill Gates do this (Very unpopular in India) So as Warren Buffet and others like him.

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    C Dinger

    It started when you sold out the Jewish people to get wealthy. Alex should never say Nelson Mandela’s name with George Soros . Nelson was a great person, Soros would kill a bus full of kids for a buck.

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    Mike Hoffman

    They've done well there!!!! All the way to today's seizures of private property and one's farms by the government. Way to go!

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    citizendc9

    Soros while pushing multiculturalism and the welcoming of refugees who just so happen to rape and kill western citizens, himself belongs to a country which will not accept any "refugees".

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    Elaine Du Plooy

    Brainwashed, its proof that this country has been taken from a first world country to a third world country. I'm a so called coloured and grew up under apartheid, the white government gave us better housing than this structures this government is giving. The lies of the media is destructive. South Africa is on her knees,dying, violent crime is totally out of control, government has failed after so called democracy after 25 years, and the world is turning a blind eye. Let's face it, this country is now worse off than during apartheid!!!! I was part of the struggle and was in awe when it ended, but we were deceived by Satan and his workers of iniquity. To those who are working for George Soros, who believe in his narrative and ideologies, Gods wrath is upon you. He is using the weaknesses of world leaders and people to reach their goal towards the ONE WORLD ORDER. He does not believe that GOD exists, he is the devil in disguise!!!!!! The world is falling apart and Jesus is coming soon!!!!! God wont be mocked!! To all of you, I wanna quote this scriptures from the Bible( even if you don't believe, its true) PSALM 10:15; BREAK THE ARM OF THE WICKED AND EVIL MAN, CALL HIM TO ACCOUNT FOR HIS WICKEDNESS THAT WOULD NOT BE FOUND OUT!!! PSALM 11:5; THE LORD EXAMINES THE RIGHTEOUS, BUT THE WICKED, AND THOSE WHO LOVE VIOLENCE, HIS SOUL HATES (6) ON THE WICKED, HE WILL RAIN FIERY COALS AND BURNING SULPHUR, A SCORCHING WIND WILL BE THEIR LOT (7) FOR THE LORD IS RIGHTEOUS , HE LOVES JUSTICE, UPRIGHT MEN WILL SEE HIS FACE. ………….
    George Soros is using uninformed people on the ground to do his bidding!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Sonny Breugelmans

    Another countrey that is on the brink of beeing subverded into communism. In the next episode: famine and genocide arrive in South Africa. Let's all pretend to be suprised!

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    Greg Fouché

    The reason South Africa is in flames today is because of George Soros – he is pure evil. This video is pr for pure evil – believe this at your own peril.

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    metallurjix

    Utter propaganda. George Soros and his cronies have brought South Africa to it's knees! What a load of utter bullshit.
    Where are the panned shots of everything burning? Trucks, schools, government building, private vehicles, buses, shops? Where is the footage of xenophobia and racism? Where's the footage of the carnage delivered onto the farmers? The burgeoning crime epidemic?
    Wherever the Open Foundations goes WORLDWIDE, there is carnage, mayhem and strife!

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    metallurjix

    We can all thank George Soros Open Borders policy for the xenophobia attacks, for the racism that has exploded worse than it EVER was under apartheid. George Soros went around with the Nazis dispossessing the Jews on their trips to the concentration camps, he is NOT RIGHT IN THE HEAD!

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    the rooster

    Sept 2019 here. Big suprise now it's a slaughter. Now step 2 imagration. Step 3 new slaughter in different countries . countries beware of George soros and united nations. Wolves in sheeps clothing.

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    loly pop

    what George Soros do for Romanian, he is romanian/ here girls are raped and kidnnaped and police is controlled by interlops and gang clans and no one care about this young girls who come from poor family! he only pay for romanian protest to manipulate people for political control ..for this infected system who kill us ..one by one! fuck u Soros!

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