George Soros 2021 tax forms show millions in anti-cop, defund police donations

The left may have publicly tried to walk back the defund the police movement for political expediency, but millions in anti-cop monies continued to flow in 2021 linked to one well-known financier.

It’s been no secret that the financial contributions from billionaire, and all-around ‘spooky dude,’ George Soros have propped up progressive, soft-on-crime district attorneys throughout the country. Now, according to tax documents reviewed by Fox News Digital, it would appear the globalists’ ongoing attack on the American criminal justice system included at least $35 million in donations to keep the movement against police thriving last year.

Looking solely at Soros’ Open Society Foundations tax forms, the outlet found numerous initiatives and organizations receiving influxes in cash from the network to aid in dismantling or hobbling policing, and Open Society-U.S. co-director Laleh Ispahani wasn’t shy about boasting of their efforts.

In speaking with Fox News Digital, the executive said, “The Open Society Foundations is proud to have been one of the earliest and most robust supporters of efforts to address the issues of crime and public safety while protecting freedoms that Americans hold dear.”

“We have supported reforms to our criminal justice system that enjoy broad support across the political spectrum,” she claimed. “We believe that our freedoms are threatened when state actors are above the law, and that accountability is even more essential when they are given the right to use force on behalf of the government.”

At close to half of the money spent in 2021, $15 million was reportedly provided to the Movement for Black Lives coalition-led Tides Advocacy for the Electoral Justice Project. Comprised of over 50 BLM-promoting groups, the movement has sought to funnel the contributions to other organizations “expanding democracy and building political power in defense of Black lives.”

Evidently, this included seeking clemency for convicted cop killer Sundiata Acoli who was found guilty of murdering New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster in 1973.

Still, Ispahani expressed, “The level of police violence, particularly impacting communities of color, has spurred reform efforts across the county. Open Society supports the exploration and development of policies that actually work to reduce crime and defers to communities regarding what alternatives make sense to them. Whether that includes shifting funding currently allocated to policing into services that actually work to address crime and improve public safety is up to them.”

“Since the murder of George Floyd, many communities have increased spending on policing, while deaths at the hands of police has continued to rise to new heights,” she claimed. “We continue to believe that reforms are needed and the communities should continue to lead those efforts.”

As has been documented before, financing the defund the police movement appeared to operate much like other dark money efforts as another Soros nonprofit, The Foundation to Promote Open Society, was reported as having contributed $10 million to Borealis Philanthropy which in turn supported the Movement for Black Lives. Another $1.75 million was pumped into the New Venture Fund for the Community Resource Hub for Safety and Accountability, a hub providing resources that include materials on defunding and abolishing the police.

Additionally, Soros’ efforts, which included grants provided even before the summer of protests in 2020, the billionaire has helped finance efforts in cities like Minneapolis and Austin working toward the elimination of the police force.

Furthermore, Fox News Digital explained, “The Foundation to Promote Open Society gave $200,000 to Poder in Action last year to support a project called The Prometheus Conspiracy. This money went towards creating a nationwide, searchable database of ‘charitable contributions to police department foundations and police unions or police associations.'”

As Caitlin Sutherland, the executive director of Americans for Public Trust, told the outlet, “It is extremely troubling that tens of millions in dark money is flooding our communities, all towards initiatives that will make us and our families less safe.”

Kevin Haggerty


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