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.
Good government groups are applying historic amounts of pressure on the SEC to create more disclosure on campaign spending.
Faith and civil rights groups want Attorney General Eric Holder to examine potentially illegal spying on Muslim groups.
Ideology is driving Republicans to threaten the existence of an important job-boosting agency.
The former Federal Reserve chairman said the problems inside Goldman can be solved by a ban on proprietary trading.