George grew up in Buffalo, NY and holds a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to joining The Nation, George was Senior Reporter/Blogger for ThinkProgress.org. He worked as a researcher for Michael Moore’s SiCKO and as an Associate Producer on “The Media Project” on the Independent Film Channel. His work has been published in The Los Angeles Times, Media Matters, and The Buffalo News.
A California congressman is drafting legislation that would introduce an adversarial voice to the secret court governing NSA spying.
On Wednesday, one of the most bipartisan votes of the Obama era took place—and it’s important to note why.
Congress is unwilling to act to fix the economy—so what can Obama do right now?
Is Congress moving towards putting a real check on the executive branch’s spying power?
Why can’t reporters be clear about nativist opposition to immigration reform?
The nominee to head the FBI didn’t signal that any changes to transparency over government surveillance are coming.
Congress has made sure you don't have to wait too long at the airport because of the sequester—but if you’re unemployed, you’;e out of luck.