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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.


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.


Weak Democrats, intransigent Republicans, and lazy reporting—where have we seen this before?
The supercommittee is now on a strong rightward trajectory, thanks to Senator Max Baucus and other Democrats on the panel. 
A new study on income inequality might make some Republicans on the supercommittee awful uncomfortable today. 
The Congressional supercommittee, tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in ten-year deficit reduction, is a natural target for the...
The award-winning journalist delivered a stirring speech in Washington last night about the political capture carried out by Wall Street....
A new report shows the Pentagon just can’t quit fraudulent defense contractors.
Promises made during the recent debate over a free trade deal with Colombia aren’t likely to be kept. 
 Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told Congress yesterday that President Obama opposes any further reductions in defense spending.