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.
With the DISCLOSE Act dead in Congress, the White House is trying new ways to force disclosure of anonymous corporate spending in our elections.
President Obama is once again calling for increased offshore oil drilling—despite the fact that key safety issues have yet to be addressed.
Newt Gingrich, who announced a presidential run today, has said a lot of crazy things during his career. Here are eleven of the nuttiest.
A Republican bill that would require drug testing of families that need public assistance was quietly introduced in the House of Representatives last week—and raises serious social and constitutional concerns.
The Senate's number-two Democrat wonders why the United States is sending troops to die in an unwinnable war. How many other legislators will follow?
The EPA kept its regulatory powers, but funding for climate science, wetlands protection, clean drinking water, nuclear waste disposal and more all got slashed.