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.
Tea Party groups have wielded enormous power in the debt ceiling debate, despite a long history of crackpot theories and dirty politics.
Rep. Peter King held his third hearing into domestic Muslim radicalization, but found plenty of time to bash the New York Times along the way.
Tax cuts for billionaires and corporations. Cuts to the elderly, students, the disabled and poor. Welcome to the Gang of Six's idea of "shared sacrifice."
Senate minority leader wants to give up Republican leverage and just let Obama raise the debt ceiling. It’s a stunning concession, but will it work?
Eric Cantor and his fellow Republicans are so deeply beholden to Wall Street firms that would be damaged in a debt default, that one wonders if their stance is one big bluff.
Talk of a “balanced budget amendment” abounds in Washington—but few realize what it would actually entail.