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.
From blocking nominees to launching pointless investigations to deregulating everything, the new Senate is poised to wreak havoc.
The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.
Congress is moving to end the showdown, but will hard-liners slow everything down?
Democrats introduced a gun control bill on the first day of the new Congress. But can they overcome the NRA?
A massive recent spike in gun sales has boosted Walmart’s flagging profits, making it the top seller of firearms and ammunition nationwide.
High-powered weapons you can buy with your groceries.
At the RNC, Nation reporters find a hard-right party that’s cozy with lobbyists and interested in dealing with major storms only when they threaten their convention.
It took pressure from progressives to get a partly decent mortgage fraud settlement. They can’t take their eyes off the prize now.
To secure their privilege, the richest Americans resort to a range of maneuvers beyond the evasion of taxes and financial regulation.
The largest act of civil disobedience by environmentalists in decades began outside the White House on August 20, as more than seventy people were arrested during a protest against the Keystone XL oil pipeline.