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.
The gun-control debate may have receded from memory, but advocates are still pushing Congress to take action.
A top defense official says the lack of geographic limits was “very deliberate” and could be used to fight a worldwide war against “extremism.”
There are no geographic boundaries in Obama’s proposed AUMF, and ISIL “affiliates” are popping up everywhere.
Loose language and one key omission might render Obama’s request meaningless, or even dangerous.
As the TPP debate enters endgame, data shows promises about past trade deals were empty.
Ashton Carter will tell the Senate Wednesday he would recommend more troops if conditions “degrade.”