The Man Behind the Curtain

How hedge fund manager George Soros became enemy number one of the international right.

Illustration by Gabriel Alcala

Every August 12, on George Soros’s birthday, the international far right celebrates “International Day Against George Soros.” The event was inaugurated in 2020 by Brazil’s Movimento Brasil Conservador. In the publicity materials, the Jewish billionaire’s face appeared in ghoulish black and white, spattered with bright red blood. Soros, they said, was “responsible for overthrowing governments […]

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