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.
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The CEO of Coca-Cola says American taxes place his company at a disadvantage—but he should be the last one to complain.
Republicans are once again using crucial government functions as pawns in a larger ideological game.
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