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.
Republicans refused to allow a vote on an accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan, because they knew it would pass.
Independent voters in key swing states blame Wall Street for the crisis and don't think Obama has been tough enough.
For the first time this year, a candidate is calling for criminal penalties for Wall Street executives.
In Arizona, money meant to help aggrieved homeowners is instead being used to help pay for corporate tax cuts.
Progressive legislators are mounting the first push to completely eliminate subsidies to the oil, gas and coal industries.