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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

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.

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.


Obama wants another decade of war in Afghanistan—but a new book says he’s already lost faith in the mission. 
Killing a benefit extension may not hurt individual red-state senators, but it can damage party prospects. 
State economies lost $400 million in one week thanks to the expiration of long-term unemployment benefits. What are Republicans waiting for?
Washington is making life harder for most middle- and low-income Americans. Why?
Congress likely won’t consider a measure to hold a vote on extending the war--but the fight isn't over. 
The movement comes off the heels of Obama's critical speech yesterday on the economy.
Most benefits will run out before the end of the month--and some have already been cut. 
Make no mistake—filibuster reform is good not just for governance but for progressive policy.