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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

Minimum-wage workers today are earning less than they did in 1968—and it’s past time to fix that.
As the Department of Justice weakly defends its record on pursuing financial crimes, the RMBS makes a promising hire. 
To prevent an unfair foreclosure, protesters attempted to block the authorities from entering a home on Capitol Hill. 
Not only is there a jobs crisis in America but a political one as well. 
The RMBS working group needs more resources, but Congress is too slow to help. 
The Ohio Representative and peace advocate talks about the NDAA, Iran and accountability for military disasters.
A sobering new report details how extreme heat will take a serious toll on humans this century if climate change isn’t slowed. 
Troubling reports of low White House support for the RMBS working group are reason to worry.