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.
In Charlotte, progressives wish the party was making stronger promises not to cut Medicare and Social Security.
Puerto Rico’s governor presided over mass layoffs of public workers and slashed corporate tax rates.
Politicians inside the convention are proud of their voter supression tactics, but judges and the public increasingly disagree.
A collection of transportation companies threw a party for Congressional leaders, using a neat trick to avoid breaking the rules.
The owner of Outback Steakhouse and other chains has fought to lower state minimum wages, which doesn't sit well with low-wage workers.
Delegates to the RNC will be well taken care of if Isaac hits, but the party has targeted federal relief funding for years.