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 bipartisan deal on extending the payroll tax cut might sidestep badly needed help for the jobless.
Mainstream outlets are focusing on the topline of the Inspector General's report—but many problems were uncovered.
The deal falls short in some areas, but big banks did not receive the immunity they desired and are still on the hook for collapsing the economy.
New York's attorney general has several too-big-too-fail banks in his crosshairs for foreclosure fraud.
January job gains exceeded expectations, but a true recovery remains elusive.