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 recently announced investigation into Wall Street malfeasance does indeed have staffing, but will it be enough?
The president outlined good ideas that have no chance of happening this year, and is eschewing real action.
A proposed law would allow private companies to broadly share your electronic communications with the government.
The administration could have vastly improved electioneering disclosure with the stroke of a pen—but won’t.
The recovery is barely moving forward, yet the government is unwilling or unable to give it a push.
Twenty-nine workers died in a terrible and preventable explosion, yet federal oversight remains shockingly ineffective.