Billanthropy refers to billionaires who have co-branded themselves as committing (up to) half their wealth to millennials' goals. The 85 wealthiest people (ref 1 2) own more than the 40% poorest so help us map the league table of billanthropists below, and why end poverty innovation poses unusual challenges to this tribe
Discussion : University of Stars (origing London hubs after 9/11) - do budding billanthropists and superstar celebirties need a Global University f Poverty designed round their special action learning need
George Soros Benchmark Billanthropy -ref Keynes 2025Now
1 One of earliest billanthropists- first investment south africa 1978
Other firsts include:
1992 starts open society university with gorbachev and central european pro-youth networks out of budapest ;-> 2000 gorbachev starts nobel peace laureate summits with club of rome
1996 soros funds yunus' grameen phone - the start of ending poverty through village partnerships with mobile connectivity -see women4empowerment alumni networks of first female director of grameen phone
circa 1996 funds end tb in russian prisons with Kim and Farmer - ultimately kim and farner beconme pivotal to end ebola out of west african ; by time if 20th open society laureates gusets are sir fazle abed of brac and paul farmer of pih
2008-9 launches ineteconomics to rethink economics from ground up
2012: 20th open society celebrations with fazle abed of BRAC and paul farmer (co-founder with jim kim of partners in health ) out of CE University in Budapest
Soros' childhood experiences in societies (eg see norman macrae's biography of von neumann and budapest'svaluation as best ever learing city for growing mathematicians) being destroyed by Hitler has conditioned an unique valuation of morality but one often criticised as being beyond politics and religious power games. His expert practice of proving which currecncies have become paper bubbles makes him an enemy of bad banking and arrogant politicians/medi men.
soros understands technical and geo political follies of european union - especially ukraine-russia- and everywhere youth in non-pivotal (according to german-swiss-luxembourg finaceurs) countries are being turned into lest generations -there is a clear system connection with walesa's solidarite networks and pope's (current pope francis was first made cardinal by pope john paul who had been cultural champion walesa needed during Poland's freedom from USSR.
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