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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

Might the downfall of Obamacare pave the way for a single-payer system?
The noted advocate for reducing military spending doesn't like the defense sequester—but with qualifications.
Good government groups are applying historic amounts of pressure on the SEC to create more disclosure on campaign spending.
Congress passed two major bills yesterday—and they have a disturbing common denominator.
Republicans will act this spring to stop mandatory defense cuts—and the White House may be behind them.
The plan will raise taxes on wealthy earners and corporations, while investing in job-creating measures and cutting defense.
The House GOP budget is extremely generous to the wealthy and corporations—and the middle class is asked to pay the tab. 
Faith and civil rights groups want Attorney General Eric Holder to examine potentially illegal spying on Muslim groups.