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George Soros

  1. foreign interests
    Hungary’s Eviction of Soros-Backed University Is a Win for Europe’s Far RightViktor Orbán takes another alarming step in his effort to strangle opposition within Hungary, and neither the E.U. nor the U.S. is likely to stop him.
  2. marijuana legalization
    From Drug War to Dispensaries: An Oral History of Weed Legalization’s First WaveIn the 1990s, state policies on marijuana were draconian. Then, an unlikely alliance that included George Soros and the Men’s Wearhouse CEO emerged.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Violent Political Rhetoric Can Feed Political ViolenceAs excitement mounts in the runup to a critical election, it’s important that we recognize that politics isn’t, or shouldn’t be, actual warfare.
  4. politics
    Someone Put a Bomb in George Soros’s MailboxThe explosive was detonated by police and no one was hurt.
  5. 2018 primaries
    Progressive Andrew Gillum Wins Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Primary in UpsetBernie Sanders–endorsed Gillum, who hopes to be Florida’s first black governor, will face Trump pick Ron DeSantis in a high-stakes general election.
  6. democratic donor drama
    Gillibrand Doesn’t Care If Dem Donors Are Mad About How She Handled Al Franken“If standing up for women who have been wronged makes George Soros mad, that’s on him.”
  7. Dow Drops Nearly 400 Points, Amid Rising Global Political InstabilityWith a constitutional crisis looming in Italy — and trade war brewing between the U.S. and China — traders fled risk Tuesday.
  8. Missouri’s Attorney General Recommends More Charges for Governor GreitensThe Missouri governor’s already on trial for felony violation of privacy. Now the state’s attorney general is recommending campaign-finance charges.
  9. prison reform
    What If Prosecutors Wanted to Keep People Out of Prison?George Soros’s semi-secret plan to get progressive district attorneys elected all over the country.
  10. D.C. Councilman Apologizes for Claiming That Jews Control the WeatherHis comment comes amid a rising tide of anti-Semitism in America.
  11. What the Hell Is Brie Larson Doing in Basmati Blues?How an Oscar-winning actress wound up in a VOD rom-com about an American scientist in India.
  12. Trump’s Favorite Senator Hates Certain Global-Intellectual Media Banking TypesRootless cosmopolitans are on notice. There’s a new sheriff’s-badge tweeter in town.
  13. George Soros Is Trying to Buy America a Less Racist Justice SystemThe billionaire financier is trying to buy elections — for district-attorney candidates who support criminal-justice reform.
  14. let the speculation begin
    A Brexit Boom for BillionairesGeorge Soros and other speculators may have cashed in on the market chaos Friday.
  15. late and often
    George Soros Can Spare $1 Million for Obama Super-PACHe’s donating to Priorities USA Action after all.
  16. George Soros to Marry for the Third TimeWhat do you get the billionaire who has it all for his 82nd birthday? A third bride.
  17. early and often
    Soros and Other Rich Guys to Give Dems $100MFighting money with money, but with a twist.
  18. awkward apparel
    American Apparel Confirms It Kissed Godfather George Soros’s RingThe billionaire dropped the company an $80 million line of credit.
  19. white men with money
    George Soros Part of Bid to Save American ApparelMaybe he just really likes the way the leggings fit.
  20. white men with money
    George Soros Just Can’t Be Tied DownThe billionaire fires back against his ex-girl’s lawsuit.
  21. white men with money
    George Soros Holds No Grudge Against ReutersYesterday’s liberal villain is today’s featured columnist.
  22. preoccupied with occupy wall street
    Why Is Reuters Trying to Link George Soros to Occupy Wall Street? [Updated]Weird.
  23. white men with money
    George Soros Made His 28-Year-Old Girlfriend Brunch at the Kids’ TableOnce you hit 80, it’s hard to tell how old young people are.
  24. rich people problems
    George Soros’s Warring Women Live in the Same BuildingThe billionaire’s ex and current flame are far too close.
  25. rich people problems
    Ex-Girlfriend Just Wants 1/7000th of George Soros’s WealthShe says he promised her an apartment.
  26. white men with money
    Obama and Wall Street: Where’s the Love Now?Obama’s in town to woo The Street. On whom will his wiles work?
  27. party chat
    Stephen Baldwin: When I’m a Billionaire, I’ll Be the ‘George Soros for Jesus’There is a lot going on in that statement.
  28. white men with money
    George Soros Turning Against Obama?“If this president can’t do what we need, it is time to start looking somewhere else.”
  29. white men with money
    George Soros Thinks This Could Be the Year the Female Condom Takes OffThe billionaire hedge-fund manager might have been disappointed by yesterday’s vote on pot, but is pinning his hopes on the FC2.
  30. stoners
    George Soros: Legalize ItThe billionaire philanthropist lays out his reasons for why Prop 19 is a good idea.
  31. watching media watchdogs
    After Years of Denying Connection With George Soros, Media Matters Accepts His $1 Million DonationMaybe if Fox News keeps saying something enough times, it really CAN come true.
  32. the unneediest cases
    Emotional Roller Coaster of Winning and Losing Vasts Sums of Money Proves Too Much for Stanley DruckenmillerThe cumulative toll of playing with billions of dollars.
  33. the downturnaround
    The Hummer Is Dead, Long Live the HummerOne day, we will be nostalgic for even the worst of the aughts.
  34. Openings
    Strip Club Taps ‘Hottest Female Chef’ for New RestaurantAnd she’s a Sam Talbot protégé.
  35. gossipmonger
    Lourdes Just Couldn’t Take the Fighting AnymoreShe wants mom and dad back together, and Little Malawi David probably does, too. Also, come on with Cin to the Fulton Fish Market! In the Ides of January gossip roundup!
  36. the greatest depression
    2008 Investment Guides Are HILARIOUSSure, some people saw the Wall Street crash coming — but most didn’t.
  37. the greatest depression
    Hedge-Fund Hearing Gets PersonalMark Souder from Indiana confronts George Soros.
  38. gossipmonger
    The ‘Sex and the City’ Finger-pointing BeginsPlus gossip about Leonardo DiCaprio, Kirsten Dunst, and Blake Lively, in our daily roundup.
  39. company town
    Just in Time for ‘Times’ McCain Scuffle, ‘Time’ Editor Says Papers Shouldn’t Endorse CandidatesMEDIA • What is the New York Police Department’s policy for awarding press credentials? Journalists wonder the same thing. [NYT] • Time managing editor Rick Stengel ponders why newspapers endorse political candidates at a time when news consumers doubt the objectivity of the media. [Time] • Details of the deal that Newsweek struck with George W. Bush’s former brain have emerged: It’s a two-year, sixteen-column contract. [NYO]
  40. gossipmonger
    Catherine Z-J Gets the ‘No Way’ From Rob MarshallCatherine Zeta-Jones won’t star in the movie adaptation of Broadway musical Nine because the director wouldn’t beef up her role. Eight staffers have left CBS’ The Early Show because they can’t stand working with hotheaded senior exec producer Shelley Ross. Paris Hilton thinks the guys in New York are “so much better” than the ones in L.A. Since divorcing his wife, George Soros has been hanging out with young girls in their twenties at his home in Southampton. Sportscaster Ahmad Rashad and ex-socialite (and ex-wife of Jets owner Woody Johnson) Sale Johnson may be getting married today. Anna Wintour controlled the seating arrangements at the $50,000-a-table 7th on Sale event at the Lexington Armory. (Speaking of Anna, Tim Burton says that Johnny Depp based the haircut of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on hers.)
  41. gossipmonger
    Beyoncé Smells! (Like Armani)Beyoncé will be the face of Giorgio Armani’s new fragrance. Former West Wing star Allison Janney confused George Bush and playwright Charles Busch. Lindsay Lohan made out with British scenester Callum Best at a club. Rosario Dawson sang karaoke in Times Square for her 28th birthday. Denise Richards claims she had to hire bodyguards to keep the paparazzi away during her divorce from Charlie Sheen.
  42. gossipmonger
    People Don’t Like Lennon’s Murderer, ApparentlySome people are boycotting the Lohan-Leto movie about John Lennon murderer Mark David Chapman because they think it gives him too much publicity. Mayor Bloomberg made an ill-timed Leonardo DiCaprio–Bar Refaeli joke. Mary-Louise Parker and Weeds co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan have split, though in this case she was not pregnant with his child. The Daily News sticks to its claim that Sienna Miller and Hayden Christensen are actually doing it in Factory Girl. George Soros spoke at Davos last week about America’s need for a “de-Nazification” process. The U.S. Postal Service refused to ship cards from Chez Josephine owner Jean-Claude Baker because they had pictures of boobies — Josephine Baker’s boobies — on them. — on them.
  43. gossipmonger
    Obama Dunning Hill’s Dem Donors?Big Dem donors Steven Spielberg, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and George Soros have all pledged their support to Barack Obama, though Sant Chatwal and Ed Koch — who we’re shocked to learn is still considered a Democrat — are on Hillary’s side. Bill Clinton avoided a flirty blonde at a book party; Hillary called Obama to chat about her White House run. Michael Bloomberg doesn’t think taxpayers should have to pay for the mayor’s living expenses at Gracie Mansion. Shock jocks Opie and Anthony asked Donald Trump to come on their show and discuss the Rosie feud but afterward claimed that he had asked them. Derek Jeter went from Jessica Biel to Gabrielle Union.