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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

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. 
At the federal and state levels, some politicians are encouragingly willing to tackle gun control.
Walmart hasn’t stopped the sale of a single gun in the wake of Sandy Hook, even though many other stores have. 
Indiscriminate gun violence happened at a wide variety of different places—the only thing predicable is the frequency. 
Washington is so paralyzed on gun control it can’t seem to pass fundamentally sensible reforms. 
Is Obama’s preferred deal one that cuts benefits for millions of Americans while sparing corporate America?
It's a key argument made by CEOs pushing for a deal on the fiscal cliff, but it's wrong.