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Friday, April 3, 2015

Slam Dunk! Soros Funds 3 Out of 4 Final Four Schools Only University of Kentucky skipped as part of billionaire’s massive funding of higher ed.

http://www.mrc.org/articles/slam-dunk-soros-funds-3-out-4-final-four-schools

Saturday, March 21, 2015

George Soros Takes Stake In Software Company With Activist Shareholder


http://www.gurufocus.com/news/325249/george-soros-takes-stake-in-software-company-with-activist-shareholder

The Soros principle: A billionaire's plan to change the world


http://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/books/the-soros-principle-a-billionaires-plan-to-change-the-world

Letters on needed wars, flawed Koch study, Longwell, liberals, Obama-bashing


http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article15520181.html

GOP hopefuls set to attend fundraiser at David Koch’s Palm Beach mansion


http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2015/03/20/gop-hopefuls-set-to-attend-fundraiser-at-david-kochs-palm-beach-mansion/

Illegal logging continues in Peru after community leaders slain

http://www.laprensasa.com/309_america-in-english/3010569_illegal-logging-continues-in-peru-after-community-leaders-slain.html

Exa Corp (EXA) & Billionaire George Soros’ Other Three Tech Picks

http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/exa-corp-exa-billionaire-george-soros-other-three-tech-picks-340807/

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Comparing Koch Brothers' Spending With Teacher Unions Is Silly


http://www.theledger.com/article/20150317/EDIT02/150319470

Koch-Funded Bill Mills Target the EPA in Four States


http://www.ringoffireradio.com/2015/03/koch-funded-bill-mills-target-the-epa-in-four-states/

The Koch empire spreads to sports


http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2015/03/17/Kavitha-Davidson-The-Koch-empire-spreads-to-college-sports-via-the-NCAA/stories/201503170069

Ferguson And The Eye of Soros


http://www.vdare.com/posts/ferguson-and-the-eye-of-soros

How the Koch Brothers Are Bucking a Senate Probe Into Climate Change


http://www.cheatsheet.com/business/how-the-koch-brothers-are-bucking-a-senate-probe-into-climate-change.html

Koch Brothers Should Return $157 Million in Government Subsidies


http://www.prwatch.org/news/2015/03/12774/koch-brothers-should-return-157-million-government-subsidies

Responding to “Testy Tom” Friedman of the NYT


http://jewishvoiceny.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=10449:responding-to-testy-tom-friedman-of-the-nyt&catid=101:jv-editorial&Itemid=284

Hudson: George Soros Backs Together Baton Rouge

http://thehayride.com/2015/03/hudson-george-soros-backs-together-baton-rouge/

SOCIALIST BILLIONAIRE GEORGE 'DARTH VADER' SOROS FINANCED OBAMA'S TAKEOVER OF THE INTERNET

http://www.libertynewsonline.com/article_301_37036.php

Sunday, March 15, 2015

George Soros Fast Facts


http://www.wptz.com/national/george-soros-fast-facts/31740528

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA): George Soros and Billionaires Are Crazy About These Stocks


http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/alibaba-group-holding-baba-teva-pharmaceutical-industries-teva-george-soros-and-billionaires-are-crazy-about-these-stocks-340206/

Mexican Carlos Slim becomes latest billionaire to invest in Spanish property


http://www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2015/03/13/mexican-carlos-slim-becomes-latest-billionaire-to-invest-in-spanish-property/

Dow Chemical Co (DOW), General Motors Company (GM), LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB): Billionaire Soros’ Top Dividend Picks


http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/dow-chemical-co-dow-general-motors-company-gm-lyondellbasell-industries-nv-lyb-billionaire-soros-top-dividend-picks-340328/

What Does NPR's Planet Money Team Have In Common With George Soros?


http://ktep.org/post/what-does-nprs-planet-money-team-have-common-george-soros

Ackman Probe Sends Herbalife Soaring – Icahn, Soros Reap the Benefits


http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/03/ackman-probe-sends-herbalife-soaring-icahn-soros-reap-the-benefits/

Report: Soros-Funded Group Cited 46 Times in FCC Rules


http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/FCC-net-neutrality-Free-Press-Tom-Wheeler/2015/03/12/id/629872/

JOHN F. FLOYD: Soros, Steyer have destroyed Democratic Party

http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20150313/NEWS/150319905

Bill O'Reilly Takes After Rapper's 'Reap What You Sow' Gaffe on MSNBC: 'Colossal Ignorance'

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2015/03/14/bill-oreilly-takes-after-rappers-reap-what-you-sow-gaffe-msnbc-colossal

Soros Groups Dropped $82 Million to Push ‘Net Neutrality.’ Guess Whose Ideas are in the Regs

http://www.ijreview.com/2015/03/270555-soros-groups-dropped-82-million-push-net-neutrality-interesting-thing-happened-placeholder/

Saturday, March 7, 2015

More on that viral blog going around about Florida's Koch Bros. killing the Everglades

http://www.orlandoweekly.com/Blogs/archives/2015/03/06/more-on-that-viral-blog-going-around-today-about-floridas-koch-bros-killing-the-everglades

The Koch brothers spend big — but so do labor unions

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/03/06/koch-brothers-spend-big-labor-unions/24502041/

Opinion: Sell Big Oil stocks and tell the Koch heirs to do the same


http://www.marketwatch.com/story/sell-big-oil-stocks-and-tell-the-koch-heirs-to-do-the-same-2015-03-07

Which Regions and Sectors Are International Gurus Buying?


http://www.gurufocus.com/news/321629/which-regions-and-sectors-are-international-gurus-buying

Billionaires Are Dumping These Stocks


http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/03/07/billionaires-are-dumping-these-stocks.aspx

Buying a better world: Book review

http://www.macleans.ca/economy/buying-a-better-world-book-review/

Old Soros Townhouse Back For $33M After Four Months

http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2015/03/06/old_soros_townhouse_back_for_33m_after_four_months.php

Saturday, February 21, 2015

A shared conviction


http://www.timesargus.com/article/20150221/OPINION01/702219957

WKU Hosting GOP Gubernatorial Debate Sponsored by Group Founded by Koch Brothers


http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-hosting-gop-gubernatorial-debate-sponsored-group-founded-koch-brothers

Local TV's Best Friend? The Kochs


http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-02-20/koch-brothers-political-ad-spending-aid-local-tv-broadcasters

Crying Koch vs. Hillary’s Foreign Sugar Daddies


http://legalinsurrection.com/2015/02/crying-koch-vs-hillarys-foreign-sugar-daddies/

Ernst casts Koch brothers' vote


http://qctimes.com/news/opinion/mailbag/ernst-casts-koch-brothers-vote/article_38f7996a-628b-5e41-ae95-fb879dec9a4a.html

Morgan Creek Q4 Letter – Reflexivity: The Virtuous & The Vicious


http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/02/morgan-creek-capital-q4-letter/

Insider Monkey (blog) Yum! Brands, Inc., Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, and PDC Energy Inc: Billionaires George Soros ...


http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/yum-brands-inc-yum-axalta-coating-systems-ltd-axta-and-pdc-energy-inc-pdce-george-soros-and-steven-cohen-initiated-stakes-in-these-companies-339398/

Billionaire George Soros Just Bought These 3 Stocks: Should You?


http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/02/21/billionaire-george-soros-just-bought-these-3-stock.aspx

Ukraine GDP tanks 15% as fighting drags on


http://www.cnbc.com/id/102429883

Don't ignore the liberal version of the Koch brothers

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/mailbag/don-t-ignore-the-liberal-version-of-the-koch-brothers/article_02a12fcb-6ae0-5866-9de2-e4d4a158c9fc.html

Soros Gave $10 Million to Group Slamming Conservative ‘Islamophobia'

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/mike-ciandella/2015/02/17/soros-10-million-funds-group-slamming-conservative-islamophobia

Friday, February 20, 2015

Criminal justice reform bringing Koch Industries and its critics together


http://www.bizjournals.com/wichita/blog/2015/02/criminal-justice-reform-bringing-koch-industries.html

Solar Industry Prepares for Battle Against Koch Brothers’ Front Groups


http://ecowatch.com/2015/02/20/solar-battle-koch-brothers-front-groups/

So that’s it! Attacks on Koch brothers led to Dems’ midterm disaster, officials say


http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/feb/19/koch-brothers-attacks-to-blame-for-democrats-midte/

Strange Bedfellows: Consumer Groups, Koch Brothers Unite To Back Tesla Stores


http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1096868_strange-bedfellows-consumer-groups-koch-brothers-unite-to-back-tesla-stores

Soros Fund cut Market Vectors Gold Miner ETF stake in fourth quarter 2014: filing


http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/17/us-investments-funds-soros-marketvectors-idUSKBN0LL26220150217

Some top investors exit Herbalife, Soros added shares in fourth quarter


http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/17/us-investments-funds-herbalife-idUSKBN0LL26I20150217

Hedge fund billionaires bail on Alibaba


http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2015/02/18/hedge-funds-bail-on-alibaba/

Herbalife Long Squeeze Intensifies: The House Of Cards Could Topple Any Moment


http://seekingalpha.com/article/2929706-herbalife-long-squeeze-intensifies-the-house-of-cards-could-topple-any-moment

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) Update: Soros Fund Management gives quarterly update on stakes


http://www.rockhilldaily.com/lyondellbasell-industries-nv-nyselyb-update-soros-fund-management-gives-quarterly-update-on-stakes/340102/

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Dow Chemical Co (DOW), and LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB): Billionaire George Soros’Top Picks


http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/alibaba-group-holding-ltd-baba-dow-chemical-co-dow-and-lyondellbasell-industries-nv-lyb-billionaire-george-sorostop-picks-339278/

Soros Shifts To Europe, Asia As Investors Cut U.S. Equities


http://www.fa-mag.com/news/-soros-shifts-to-europe--asia-as-investors-cut-u-s--equities-20844.html

Tracking George Soros' Portfolio - Q4 2014 Update


http://seekingalpha.com/article/2930256-tracking-george-soros-portfolio-q4-2014-update

George Soros Sells Apple and Intel, Sticks With Alibaba


http://www.thestreet.com/story/13050656/1/george-soros-sells-apple-and-intel-sticks-with-alibaba.html

Soros’s Argentina Bond Win Triggers Irrational Exuberance

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-19/soros-s-bond-win-spurs-irrational-exuberance-argentina-credit

Billionaire George Soros Reduces His Stake In Petrobras By More Than 50%, Also Exits Embraer And Tim

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andersonantunes/2015/02/19/billionaire-george-soros-reduces-his-stake-in-petrobras-by-more-than-50-also-exits-embraer-and-tim/

Brazil ETF Continues Slide as Pros Depart Petrobras


http://www.etftrends.com/2015/02/brazil-etf-continues-slide-as-pros-depart-petrobras/

Herbalife Long Squeeze Intensifies: The House Of Cards Could Topple Any Moment


http://seekingalpha.com/article/2929706-herbalife-long-squeeze-intensifies-the-house-of-cards-could-topple-any-moment

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) Update: Soros Fund Management gives quarterly update on stakes


http://www.marketsbureau.com/lyondellbasell-industries-nv-nyselyb-update-soros-fund-management-gives-quarterly-update-on-stakes/311743/

Warren Buffett And George Soros Expand Their Stake In General Motors Company


http://www.bidnessetc.com/35234-warren-buffett-and-george-soros-expand-their-stake-in-general-motors-compan/

Soros shifts to Europe, Asia as investors cut US equities


http://www.gulf-times.com/eco.-bus.%20news/256/details/427699/soros-shifts-to-europe,-asia-as-investors-cut-us-equities

4 Stocks George Soros Is Buying


http://www.thestreet.com/story/13052887/1/stocks-george-soros-is-buying.html

Why George Soros Has Offloaded 50% Stake In Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR)

http://www.bidnessetc.com/35219-why-george-soros-has-offloaded-50-stake-in-petroleo-brasileiro-petrobras-sa/

Soros-Backed Company Said to Mull IPO of German Developer

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-20/soros-backed-company-said-to-mull-ipo-of-german-developer

Sunday, February 15, 2015

50 shades of stupid: LA Times writer compares Koch brothers to Christian Grey

http://twitchy.com/2015/02/13/50-shades-of-stupid-la-times-writer-compares-koch-brothers-to-christian-grey/

Nuanced view of corruption: money doesn't buy elections, it buys influence


http://boingboing.net/2015/02/11/nuanced-view-of-corruption-mo.html

Argentine Euro-Bond Account Covered by U.K. Law, Judge Says


http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-13/soros-hayman-funds-gets-london-court-order-on-argentina-bonds

Former George Soros money man wants $42M for his Central Park West pad


http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/george-soros-money-man-42m-pad-article-1.2114162

Justicia británica ordenó liberar pago de bonos de deuda argentina bloqueado por Griesa


http://www.diario26.com/justicia-britanica-ordeno-liberar-pago-de-bonos-de-deuda-argentina-bloqueado-por-griesa-203622.html

Hedgie Richard Perry joins Herbalife exodus

http://nypost.com/2015/02/15/hedgie-richard-perry-joins-herbalife-exodus/

1 George Soros Quote Every Investor Should Read Right Now

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/02/15/1-george-soros-quote-every-investor-should-read-ri.aspx

Thursday, February 5, 2015

UVM CYNIC: UNIVERSITY SAYS IT HAS RECEIVED NO MONEY FROM KOCH FOUNDATION


http://vtdigger.org/2015/02/04/uvm-cynic-university-says-received-no-money-koch-foundation/

Top Koch donors speak out publicly


http://www.politico.com/story/2015/02/koch-brothers-donors-holly-deason-doug-deason-114877.html

Should Democrats Double Down on Attacking the Koch Brothers?


http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/should-democrats-double-down-on-attacking-the-koch-brothers-20150203

Soros and Feeney Funds Backed Calif. Measure on Drug Charges


http://philanthropy.com/blogs/philanthropytoday/soros-and-feeney-funds-backed-calif-measure-on-drug-charges/96211

Soros Foundation Gave $1.4 Million To California’s ‘Proposition 47’ Sentencing Reform Initiative

http://jewishbusinessnews.com/2015/02/04/soros-foundation-gave-1-4-million-to-californias-proposition-47-reduced-sentencing-campaign/

Koch donors want you to know that the Koch brothers will save American democracy

http://www.salon.com/2015/02/04/koch_donors_want_you_to_know_that_the_koch_brothers_will_save_american_democracy/

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Billionaire George Soros funded Ferguson riots


http://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/billionaire-george-soros-funded-ferguson-riots-34230/

Moguls, superrich families and private-equity titans prowl for dealerships


http://www.autonews.com/article/20150202/RETAIL07/302029922/moguls-superrich-families-and-private-equity-titans-prowl-for

Huffington Post's Ryan Grim Bizarrely Connects Anti-Vaxxers To Koch Brothers


http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jeffrey-meyer/2015/02/03/huffington-posts-ryan-grim-bizarrely-connects-anti-vaxxers-koch

Koch agenda is extreme, insidious


http://www.valleyjournal.net/article/11805/Koch-agenda-is-extreme-insidious

Holly and Doug Deason: What do the Koch brothers want? To defend the American dream


http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/latest-columns/20150202-holly-and-doug-deason-what-do-the-koch-brothers-want-to-defend-the-american-dream.ece

The Koch brothers just kicked mass transit in the face


http://grist.org/climate-energy/the-koch-brothers-just-kicked-mass-transit-in-the-face/

Republican Party split by Koch influence


http://missoulian.com/news/opinion/mailbag/republican-party-split-by-koch-influence/article_1d7eddf9-2b6b-544e-ad14-212df45df8d0.html

How Koch-Republican Governors Rob Pensions And Slash Wages


http://www.politicususa.com/2015/02/03/koch-republican-governors-rob-pensions-slash-wages.html

How Rand Paul bombed at Koch brothers gathering His laid-back style turns off big money donors.


http://www.politico.com/story/2015/02/rand-was-a-dud-at-the-koch-brothers-conference-114853.html

Bretton Woods: The Real Threat to Ukraine's Sovereignty?


http://nationalinterest.org/feature/bretton-woods-the-real-threat-ukraines-sovereignty-12172

New York foundations bankrolled Proposition 47


http://www.latimes.com/local/political/la-me-ff-new-york-foundations-bankrolled-prop-47-20150202-story.html

Is Soros’ Bet on Gross Smart?

http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/SubmissionsArticle.aspx?submissionid=203068.xml

US State Department to provide funding to George Soros-controlled university in Budapest

http://www.politics.hu/20150203/us-state-department-to-provide-funding-to-george-soros-controlled-university-in-budapest/

Koch Bros. and George Soros: How America’s High-Profile Political Donors Compare

http://ivn.us/2015/02/02/koch-bros-george-soros-americas-high-profile-political-donors-compare/

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Global Buzz

http://www.thehindu.com/features/education/global-buzz/article6818769.ece

USM student finalist for Soros Fellowship

http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/story/life/on-the-move/2015/01/22/dahlia-amato-soros-fellowship/22186643/

Orbital Sciences Corp (ORB): Roystone Capital Takes 6.2% Stake


http://www.insidermonkey.com/blog/orbital-sciences-corp-orb-roystone-capital-takes-6-2-stake-338398/

George Soros may be in a car race with Warren Buffett


http://fortune.com/2015/01/26/george-soros-may-be-in-a-car-race-with-warren-buffett/

Eurozone QE may create bubbles, worsen rich-poor gap: Soros


http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/world-news/eurozone-qe-may-create-bubbles-worsen-rich-poor-gap-soros_1285100.html

Bernard-Henri Lévy and George Soros: Save the new Ukraine

http://www.kyivpost.com/opinion/op-ed/bernard-henri-levy-and-george-sorossave-the-new-ukraine-378548.html

Report: Soros Fund eyes auto dealerships

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2015/01/26/soros-auto-dealerships/22378799/

Monday, January 19, 2015

Soros pushes for creation of National Anti-Corruption Bureau


http://www.ukrainianjournal.com/index.php?w=article&id=19838

Ukraine fighting to protect Europe, Soros says after Poroshenko meet


http://www.ukrainianjournal.com/index.php?w=article&id=19848

Talking Heads: The European Union vs. Russia


https://news.vice.com/video/talking-heads-the-european-union-vs-russia

Gold Surge Spells Good Things for Soros, Dalio


http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/01/gold-surge-spells-good-things-soros-dalio/

George Soros is the Riotmaster; Financed and Organized the Trayvon Martin-Mike Brown-Eric Garner Astroturf Movement in Support of Black Thugs

http://www.vdare.com/posts/george-soros-is-the-riotmaster-billionaire-communist-puppetmaster-financed-and-organized-the-trayvon-martin-mike-brown-eric-garner-astroturf-movement-in-support-of-black-thugs

Soros Exposed Orchestrating Ferguson Chaos

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/crime/item/19925-soros-exposed-orchestrating-ferguson-chaos

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Soros-backed Lawrencedale Agro to bring branded vegetables to cities


http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/sorosbacked-lawrencedale-agro-to-bring-branded-vegetables-to-cities/article6785085.ece

Poroshenko, Soros meet in Kyiv, agree to continue dialogue at Davos Forum


http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/poroshenko-soros-meet-in-kyiv-agree-to-continue-dialogue-at-davos-forum-377324.html

Mark Adomanis: George Soros' plan to rescue Ukraine isn't going to work


http://www.kyivpost.com/opinion/op-ed/mark-adomanis-george-soros-plan-to-rescue-ukraine-isnt-going-to-work-377240.html

George Soros always there, where weak president is


http://english.pravda.ru/world/ussr/13-01-2015/129513-george_soros-0/

George Soros makes hush-hush trip to Kiev

http://rt.com/business/222071-george-soros-ukraine-meeting/

Soros bought into Santander share sale, raising bet on Spain

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/12/us-santander-equity-soros-idUSKBN0KL1RO20150112

Thursday, January 1, 2015

HARROP: David Koch loves Manhattan


http://www.theleafchronicle.com/story/opinion/columnists/2015/01/01/harrop-david-koch-loves-manhattan/21122725/

Soros-Backed Surgical Robots Break Sales Slump


http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-30/soros-backed-surgical-robots-break-sales-slump.html

Become the Next George Soros in 2015


http://www.livetradingnews.com/become-next-george-soros-2015-89773.htm

George Soros | Europe at war


http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/vMhn5F3UZO8miWQ86TnXmK/George-Soros--Europe-at-war.html

Billionaires Charles Koch, George Soros to Team Up on Criminal Justice Reform in 2015

http://benswann.com/billionaires-charles-koch-george-soros-to-team-up-on-criminal-justice-reform-in-2015/

Does the Soros Family have a Stake in Bitgold?

http://newsbtc.com/2014/12/31/soros-family-stake-bitgold/