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#George Soros

# george-soros - Friday 26 October, 2018

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

US mail bomb suspect charged with five crimes - faces 48 years in prison if found guilty

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 8:21 PM 62,197 Views 89 Comments

The bombs are being sent to Trump critics and the White House has come out to defend Trump’s remarks on the matter.

# george-soros - Monday 12 February, 2018

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000

Feb 12th 2018, 4:47 PM 7,885 Views 0 Comments

The money was donated to the group in order to fund activities around the Eighth Amendment.

# george-soros - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Amnesty boss says watchdog's grant decision could prove 'catastrophic'
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Amnesty boss says watchdog's grant decision could prove 'catastrophic'

Feb 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,257 Views 80 Comments

The organisation is seeking legal advice about an ongoing dispute over a €137,000 grant it received.

# george-soros - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Open Society says Sipo may have relied on stolen documents to make Amnesty donation decision
# Donation
# Donation

Open Society says Sipo may have relied on stolen documents to make Amnesty donation decision

Dec 21st 2017, 4:28 PM 8,820 Views 58 Comments

Sipo has ordered Amnesty to return the €137,000 donation it received from Open Society.

# george-soros - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Standards commission explains why George Soros' donation to fund Amnesty abortion campaign was illegal
# George Soros
# George Soros

Standards commission explains why George Soros' donation to fund Amnesty abortion campaign was illegal

Dec 13th 2017, 3:40 PM 23,703 Views 109 Comments

The law bans any foreign donations that aren’t from an Irish citizen who resides outside the island.

# george-soros - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation
# George Soros
# George Soros

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation

Apr 1st 2017, 7:05 AM 15,294 Views 96 Comments

The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.

# george-soros - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back
# Loophole
# Loophole

Donald Trump called out Warren Buffett on Sunday. The wily old billionaire has hit back

Oct 11th 2016, 9:44 AM 40,167 Views 82 Comments

The philanthropist gave away the equivalent of 75% of Trump’s wealth last year.

# george-soros - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?
# George Soros
# George Soros

Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 26,038 Views 44 Comments

Billionaire investor and activist George Soros is backing the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland.

# george-soros - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Soros predicts '25 year slump' in Europe without action
# Turning Japanese
# Turning Japanese

Soros predicts '25 year slump' in Europe without action

Mar 12th 2014, 5:28 PM 11,341 Views 22 Comments

Investor warns of Japanese-style economic slowdown on the horizon.

# george-soros - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Denis O'Brien assembles consortium to bid for Myanmar mobile license
# Digicel
# Digicel

Denis O'Brien assembles consortium to bid for Myanmar mobile license

Apr 4th 2013, 12:42 PM 6,623 Views 28 Comments

O’Brien has joined forces with George Soros and Serge Pun to secure one of two new telecommunications licences for the country formally known as Burma.

# george-soros - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United
# Cash Splash
From The42
# Cash Splash

Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United

Aug 21st 2012, 9:19 AM 1,395 Views 1 Comment

Soros’s stake of 3.1 million Class A shares is worth 1.9% of the Premier League giants.

# george-soros - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Europe sleepwalking to economic disaster, say experts
# Euro Crisis
# Euro Crisis

Europe sleepwalking to economic disaster, say experts

Jul 25th 2012, 11:58 AM 3,947 Views 41 Comments

“Euro will disintegrate” unless there is “significant burden sharing” between member states, warn economic experts.

# george-soros - Sunday 3 June, 2012

George Soros: The eurozone crisis is all Merkel’s fault – and this is why
# Whodunnit?
# Whodunnit?

George Soros: The eurozone crisis is all Merkel’s fault – and this is why

Jun 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 7,872 Views 38 Comments

One of the world’s wealthiest traders – and one of its most-respected philanthropists – has an interesting theory.

# george-soros - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained
# Explainer
# Explainer

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

May 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,387 Views 3 Comments

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…

# george-soros - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:00 AM 69 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# george-soros - Friday 28 January, 2011

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso
# Bailout
# Bailout

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso

Jan 28th 2011, 9:30 PM 5,021 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny says he didn’t travel to Brussels to negotiate, but did not indicate if Barroso had suggested rengotiation was on the table.

# george-soros - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

New government must reject bailout deal, says financier Soros
# Soros
# Soros

New government must reject bailout deal, says financier Soros

Dec 15th 2010, 9:51 AM 802 Views 0 Comments

George Soros says the world’s markets have priced in a renegotiation – and that the new government must seek one.