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 big banks might not get off the hook so easily for widespread mortgage fraud practices.
Occupiers in the nation’s capital have enjoyed a largely peaceful coexistence with authorities so far, but that may soon change.
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The administration is close to presenting a deal with big banks on mortgage fraud—will it stick?
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