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 are sure to use Keystone XL as a major campaign issue—but they have the facts wrong.
A Bank of America collapse would wreak havoc on the global economy, and the government has the power to act now to prevent a meltdown.
The White House is seeking to change budget rules so that the Pentagon is cut less and domestic programs are cut more.
Congress has finally agreed to a deal to help the unemployed—but at the expense of federal workers and perhaps Social Security.
Republicans are holding a hearing on contraceptive access this morning, but don’t expect to hear from any women.
A bipartisan deal on extending the payroll tax cut might sidestep badly needed help for the jobless.
Mainstream outlets are focusing on the topline of the Inspector General's report—but many problems were uncovered.