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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

One of President Obama's boldest moves to date is getting a free pass from Republicans.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman promised a tough investigation into the origins of the financial crisis.
The big banks might not get off the hook so easily for widespread mortgage fraud practices.
If there were a run on Bank of America, the financial system would once again be devastated—and the government needs to act now. 
How worried are too-big-to-fail banks over pending investigations into mortgage fraud?
Occupiers in the nation’s capital have enjoyed a largely peaceful coexistence with authorities so far, but that may soon change.
Last night, the president announced a new mortgage crisis unit. Will it help homeowners and punish the banks who created the mess? 
The administration is close to presenting a deal with big banks on mortgage fraud—will it stick?