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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.


A proposed law would allow private companies to broadly share your electronic communications with the government.
The FHFA director finally opened the door to principal write-downs—though he’s still not going far enough. 
The administration could have vastly improved electioneering disclosure with the stroke of a pen—but won’t. 
The recovery is barely moving forward, yet the government is unwilling or unable to give it a push. 
Twenty-nine workers died in a terrible and preventable explosion, yet federal oversight remains shockingly ineffective. 
The Dodd-Frank reforms made major strides in regulating dangerous derivative trades, but Wall Street seeks to undo them. 
The Iowa Senator's proposals are considerably to the left of White House plans.
How did the NRA help George Zimmerman get and keep a gun?