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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

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.

What began as an amateur porn site has become a magnet for graphic images of combat and derisive comments posted by US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. But military officials are loath to condemn it.

Blogs

Could the retail giant support some reforms in public, while quietly killing an assault weapons ban?
Details emerging this week in court about July’s mass shooting show multiple ways the tragedy could have been averted. 
Publicly traded companies should have to disclose their political giving, for the good of investors and the campaign finance system.
Big wins on top-earner tax breaks and unemployment insurance set off by possibility of more cliffs and some harmful austerity measures....
The proposed bargain sets the stage for big entitlement cuts down the road. 
We’re going off the cliff. What does it mean?
Wayne LaPierre failed to offer a reasonable alternative to gun control—and worse, made his opposition seem downright villainish. 
The failure of Plan B has put the House Speaker in a tough position.