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.
Since House Republicans from gerrymandered districts need only worry about pandering to their hardcore base, real change probably won’t happen anytime soon.
There’s a lot of unconvincing spin coming from the Senate Democrats who brokered an awful “filibuster reform” deal with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning.
Obama now has allies in Congress for his new climate change push, who will also turn to the public for help.
Approving the Keystone XL pipeline would be a crippling blow to the idea the White House is serious about addressing climate change.
Some members want to end this standoff over the debt ceiling—and all others.
Key legislative leaders in the House and Senate are signaling pre-emptive surrender on an assault weapons ban.
A strong set of reform proposals from an influential center-left think tank raises pressure on politicians to create real change.
Details emerging this week in court about July’s mass shooting show multiple ways the tragedy could have been averted.