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 fiscal cliff is real for people who will suddenly stop receiving unemployment checks.
It's a lose-lose proposition for the federal government and seniors.
The sacrifice preached by these CEOs in the fiscal cliff debate is most certainly one-sided.
Obama has a chance to vigorously pursue a new era at the agency of tough enforcement and the implementation of strong new rules on Wall Street behavior.
Frank and Paul are asking the federal government to respect new decriminalization laws in the states—while Latin American leaders get involved as well.
After a recent White House meeting, liberal groups were heartened by the president's tough talk on tax breaks for the wealthy.