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 little-known chokepoint for federal regulations is getting a new chief—and he has questions to answer.
The NSA illegally monitored United Nations diplomats and weapons inspectors in an effort to get the Iraq War approved.
The NSA spying is legal--and that’s the real scandal.
Military brass did a bad job convincing people they are serious about preventing sexual assault.
The National Weather Service saved thousands of lives in Oklahoma--so why are we cutting its budget?
The GOP proposes steep reductions to the federal food stamp program—and that might blow up the entire farm bill.