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.
Despite earlier threats, a Republican on the National Labor Relations Board didn’t prevent passage of a key pro-worker rule.
When Mitch McConnell surrendered on a payroll tax cut extension, it might have marked a new dynamic in Washington.
The supercommittee has failed, and a deep partisan divide over how the federal government should function persists.
A memo from a powerful Washington lobbying firm outlines the perceived threat of the Occupy protests.