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 existing portions of the Keystone pipeline saw fourteen spills in its first year of operation, and extending it across the entire country would pose a huge public health hazard.
Organizers hope to give Barack Obama political cover to deny the Keystone XL pipeline.
A price on carbon would fund investments in clean energy under the new plan.
Around 50 people, including many mainstream environmental leaders, were arrested after they handcuffed themselves to the White House gate to protest any approval of the Keystone pipeline.
New polling shows McConnell is vulnerable on his gun industry money and anti-gun law stance.