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George Zornick

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George Zornick

George Zornick

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.

Articles

News and Features

As Clinton launches her second presidential bid, serious questions remain about her positions on key economic and foreign policy issues.

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.

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.

Blogs

With student loan debt and college costs skyrocketing, a new group aims to push for change inside and outside Washington. 
Someone appeared to be after information inside a DC whistleblower group, and it’s not the first time it’s happened. 
Obama finally started making plans to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan, and members of Congress are speaking up. 
The move to protect Social Security is a huge victory for liberals inside and outside of Congress. 
The Congressional Budget Office is out of step with most economists on job loss projections as a result of a minimum wage hike. 
It’s a big moment for hundreds of thousands of workers, as well as progressive activists.
Congress will soon reverse cuts to military pensions--but civilian workers won't be seeing any such relief. 
A new security agreement could keep US troops in Afghanistan indefinitely.