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.
Obama wants to push states away from coal—but if they turn to natural gas, the climate problem could get even worse.
Politicians and the media must focus on the bigger picture: the crisis facing returning veterans and the current inability of the federal government to help them.
Obama wants to keep almost 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, but some members of Congress are saying “not so fast.”
His judicial assistant is married to a top lawyer for Walker’s gubernatorial campaign.
Forget holding a vote: GOP leadership won’t even allow a hearing on long-term jobless benefits inside the Capitol.