Foreign Fathers’: George Soros and Open’s open gambling

George Soros being the history’s richest gambler who not only invests over companies but also over governments, planning and initiating policies to favour his companies and companions good fortune. George Soros has been multiple time accused for tempting Indian politics, the familiar names of tempted parties come directly from I.N.D.I alliance.

The Narrative World    10-Jul-2024
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"Through consciousness, our minds have the power to change our planet and ourselves. It is time we heed the wisdom of the ancient indigenous people and channel our consciousness and spirit to tend the garden and not destroy it."
A quote embarked by American scientist tends to challenge the idea of colonialism and in the contemporary context questions the intentions of white men, venturing a topple against the Bhartiya government by various means.The quote challenging the authority of colonialism gets challenges by the fellow American man George Soros. George Soros being the history’s richest gambler who not only invests over companies but also over governments, planning and initiating policies to favour his companies and companions good fortune. George Soros has been multiple time accused for tempting Indian politics, the familiar names of tempted parties come directly from I.N.D.I alliance.
Foreign – Foreign, Father- Father, Friend – Friend
Friends of Democracy a new domain names organisation came to life in March 2023 with it’s office in New York. The organisation argues that it will be saving the democracy of India by blemishing the incumbent government Modi Government.
Providing Employment:
As per the old version of its website, Friends of Democracy was hiring for two positions, i.e., Head of Digital and National Coordinator, Friends of India Democracy UK for £40,000 & £50,000 annually on a one-year contract. Also to mention, there was not much details about it’s employees and the heading body was mentioned making it more suspicious; Moreover chair of Friends of Democracy is Ricken Patel, who (as per the further details mentioned on the website) was the founding CEO of Avaaz, one of the world’s leading movements for democracy.
Another person identified as an employee of FoD is Sydney-based Oliver Courtney, who is employed as the Co-Managing Director of FoD since March 2023. As per his professional profile, he has worked with Bloomberg, CDP, Clean Air Fund, Chatham House, European Climate Foundation, Greenpeace, Oxford University, Johns Hopkins University, Save the Children, Sundance, TED, Transparency International, Oxfam, WaterAid, World Economic Forum, WWF, the UN. He also previously worked at Global Witness as a Communications Officer (Oct 2009-Nov 2011) and head of news (Apr 2012-Aug 2017).
On September 5, 2023, Friends of Democracy (FoD) published a blog titled, ‘India spent $61.2 billion on Russian fossil fuels since the start of the Ukraine war’. The admin of the article was Respublica.
Following the employees and their fundings
Respublica, and Ricken Patel
Respublica is a British independent public policy think tank, founded in 2009, by English political philosopher, and Anglican theologian, Phillip Bond. “Res Publica, a global civic advocacy group, and, an online public policy advocacy group” funded by George Soros Open Society Foundations.

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The chair of Friends of Democracy, Ricken Patel is a Canadian-British activist and the founding President and CEO of numerous organizations including Respublica, and Avaaz. Ricken Patel is also the founding executive director of ResPublica. Patel co-founded in 2006 along with Tom Pravda, Eli Pariser, Andrea Woodhouse, Jeremy Heimans, and David Madden and Moveon. Org while being associated with Respublica.
Patel stepped down in 2021. Patel was also on the Board of Directors of Namati which George Soros is part of as one of the network members. Besides, Ricken Patel has previously worked for the International Crisis Group, the Rockefeller Foundation, the International Center for Transitional Justice, and Res Publica. Ricken Patel also served on the advisory board of
Access Now, founded in 2009, Access Now is a nonprofit organization that claims to defend and extend the digital rights of users around the world. And also peddles the notion of Jihad advocating radical views of various islamic activists.
Access Now and Avaaz
Executive Director and co-founder of Access Now, Brett Solomon previously served as Campaign Director at Avaaz. Notably, Brett Solomon transitioned from his role at Avaaz to co-found Access Now, indicating a shared ethos across these organizations.
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  • To summarize, Ricken Patel is a go-to man for projects funded by George Soros.
  • He was on the board of directors of NAMATI, which George Soros is part of.
  • Ricken Patel is one of the founding members of Respublica.
  • He also cofounded Avaaz and served on its board until 2021.
  • He served on the advisory board of Access Now.
  • And, all these fronts- Respublica, Avaaz, and Access Now have been funded by Open Society Foundations (OSF).
Established in 2011, Namati is a legal advocacy non-profit organization headquartered in the US, on the advisory board sits George Soros who donates hefty funds to the organization via OSF. Namati is essentially a legal empowerment partner of OSF.
Namati is also a recipient of the Henry Luce Foundation funding, apart from receiving funding from several other organizations like the US Department of State, Luminate group. American Jewish World Service, and UK Aid among others. On March 10, 2022, Henry Luce Foundation donated $300,000 to Namati for the purpose of “supporting grassroots policy development activities related to democracy, ethics, and public trust.”
In December 2022, the Income Tax Department sent a 33-pager show cause notice to CPR alleging that the think tank was in violation of being involved in activities that were “not in accordance with the objects and the conditions subject to which it was registered”. The 1- T notice asked for an explanation from CPR for receiving donations from a Washington DC- based organization, Namati, for allegedly using the funds to litigate and file cases. Namati is a legal empowerment partner of the George Soros-led and funded Open Society Foundations.

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Between 2012 and 2021, Namati partnered with CPR for an environmental justice programme. Namati paid CPR a total of Rs 11.55 crores between 2016-17 and 2020-21 alone. In the notice to CPR, the IT Department had asserted that the purpose of this program was for litigation purposes and filing complaints rather than any educational purpose.
Indian mates with face
Prior to the start of the Lok Sabha Elections in India, Friends of Democracy conducted a series named “Conversations on Indian Democracy” between March 22, 2024, and April 12, 2024. During this period, Friends of Democracy organized four webinars/online events:
a.March 22, 2024: Tiruchi Siva (Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament for Tamil Nadu) in conversation with Dr. Vineeta Yadav (Associate Professor, Penn State University).
b. March 29, 2024: Tikender Panwar, Former Deputy Mayor of Shimla and member of CPIM
c. April 5, 2024: Dr. Manoj Jha (Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament-RID for Bihar) in conversation with Dr. Poulomi Chakrabarti (Assistant Professor at Queen’s University and visiting scholar at Harvard University)
d. April 12, 2024: Dr. Angana Chatterji (Research Anthropologist and Founding Co-chair, Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights initiative at the Center for Race and Gender at the University of California, Berkeley)
George Soros supports and knits the political causes as in ease for his authoritative regime running in various nations in various forms, to which he dispenses donations through the Open Society Foundations.
Between 1979 and 2011, he donated (read invested)more than $11 billion to various philanthropic causes;by 2017, his donations “on civil initiatives to reduce poverty and increase transparency, and on scholarships and universities around the world” totaled $12 billion. Through these donations under the veil of ‘good cause’, Soros has influenced the government policies and has intervened the sovereignty of nations.
Soros has been identified as a dangerous ‘puppet master’ who runs and guns the governance and has allegedly planted global plots to initiate his cause of ‘good’, and this cause ranges from the assassination attempts against Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama to running opposition of India on its payrolls.
Article by
Kewali Kabir
Young Inker
Guna, Madhya Pradesh