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.
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After months of progressive organizing, President Obama will increase wages for future federal contract workers.
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Currently commercial marijuana retailers have virtually no access to banks--but Attorney General Eric Holder says that might be about to change.
After an intense battle over how to use the state’s JPMorgan payout, all of the funds will go to ease troubled homeowners.
Not if Andrew Cuomo succeeds in diverting the money into the state’s general fund.
Early reports indicate that Congress may cut $9 billion from the federal food stamps program.
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