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George Zornick

Author Bios

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.


News and Features

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.

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.

He's not the maverick the mainstream media have proclaimed him to be.


On Wednesday, one of the most bipartisan votes of the Obama era took place—and it’s important to note why. 
Congress is unwilling to act to fix the economy—so what can Obama do right now?
Is Congress moving towards putting a real check on the executive branch’s spying power?
Democrats won big on the filibuster—but will Mel Watt get an up-or-down vote?
Why can’t reporters be clear about nativist opposition to immigration reform?
The nominee to head the FBI didn’t signal that any changes to transparency over government surveillance are coming. 
Congress has made sure you don't have to wait too long at the airport because of the sequester—but if you’re unemployed,...
Writing down underwater mortgages held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could save the government billions and help millions of Americans....