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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

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.

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.

Blogs

Aurora isn’t likely to strengthen our gun laws. In fact, our existing gun laws are poised to get much weaker.
Gun-rights groups have progressively weakened gun laws in Colorado and beyond, and the White House appears uninterested in fighting back....
Corporations with plenty of money to spare could afford to pay workers more—they just won’t. 
After spending untold amounts of money battling the creation of the bureau, Capital One finds itself the first victim. 
Democratic Senators say they’re hearing angst from the other side of the aisle about the party line on donor disclosure. 
Why can't the maverick from Arizona clearly explain why he opposes the latest campaign finance reform?
 Republicans are likely to kill an important bill that would shine light on dark money in federal elections. 
Can Obama credibly criticize Mitt Romney as a protector of Wall Street while the RMBS group is starved of resources?