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Books Published

Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans New York Times Best Seller McGraw Hill, Hardcover 1989/ HarperBusiness PB 1991. 1990
Winner Investigative Reporters & Editors
Book of the Year Award. Nominated for a Pulitzer

The Ethic Gap: Crisis of Ethics in the Professions 1991, Parker & Sons Publishers Profiting from the Bank and S&L Crisis HarperBusiness, January 1992

Journalism Awards - 1989 Lincoln Steffans Award for Journalism -1989 George Polk Award for Business Journalism - 1990 Gerald Leob Award for Business Journalism - 1990 Investigative Reporters & Editors Book of the Year Award - 1990 National Headliner Award - Associated Press - 1990 Media Alliance Meritorious Achievement Award - 1990 Arizona Press Club Don Bolles Investigative Reporting Award - 1990 Arizona Associated Press Sweepstakes Winner - 1992 Project Censored Award - Sonoma State University - 1999 Southam Award for Sailing Journalism

The Internet

Current Site News For Real www.newsforreal.com

Past Sites Founding Sr. Editor, National Affairs, Web Review Magazine (Technology/Politics) Broadvision (Sr. Editor, Current affairs) "The Angle" Senior Editor Quokka Sports Inc. Digital Sports Coverage Open Ocean Races TomPaine.com Political Commentary O'Reilly Associates The O'Reilly Network Internet Audio Interviews/Technology The Challenge Business (UK) Senior Editor, EDS Atlantic Challenge Open-Ocean Sailing Coverage www.edsatlanticchallenge.com

Print Journalism

Experience

Forbes (Business/Technology) Washington Post (Banking/book reviews) New York Times (Editorial Page) Los Angeles Times (Stringer - General Reporting) Arizona Republic (Banking) San Francisco Chronicle (White Collar Crime, Political Analysis) Public Citizen Magazine (Banking) Playboy Magazine (Banking/Politics) Penthouse Magazine (Organized Crime) National Mortgage News (Banking) Baseline/Ziff Davis (Computer Technology) Mother Jones Magazine (White House/Congress) Mortgage Technology Magazine (Internet Techonlogies) New York Times Group Columnist (Emerging Web Technology) Email: Stephen@Pizzo.com

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Articles

DateTitle
10/27/2010 08:33:27Democracy: For Sale by Owner
10/15/2010 23:01:29News For Real: I read the news today, oh boy….
09/01/2010 05:42:27Stephen P. Pizzo: Reasoning? What Reasoning?
08/12/2010 19:37:58Welcome to Dante's Cafe - Pick Your Poison
07/02/2010 02:48:50Death Squad Terror in Honduras
07/02/2010 02:35:26Stupid. Stupid, stupid, freakin’ stupid
06/21/2010 05:03:41Never Talk About The Fight Club, Tea Parties, and Barton’s Blowout
06/19/2010 16:07:03Too Many Disturbances in the Force
04/25/2010 20:49:31A Wax on Anthrax and 9-11 Conspiracy Theorists
04/23/2010 06:36:12Stephen P. Pizzo: Lloyd Blankfein, Pin-Striped Cockroaches and High Functioning Sociopaths
04/14/2010 04:37:21Europeans - Pack of Pagan Losers and Free-Riders
04/10/2010 05:33:30America's Right Wing has energized the appallingly large numbers of Americans, adult products of a failed education system, as their shock troops
03/28/2010 15:54:18Stephen P. Pizzo: Two losers this week, Bin Laden and the “New” GOP full of Reactionaries and Ignoramuses
03/25/2010 06:11:32Stephen P. Pizzo - Americans are genuinely, provably and incurably, stupid.
03/10/2010 06:36:39The other side of that eroding veneer is nothing less than a fiscal abyss
03/07/2010 12:59:30Togetherness is a Balancing Act
03/04/2010 06:24:17The Ship is Sinking
02/11/2010 05:13:40The Do-It-Yourself Bailout
01/31/2010 16:41:53State of the Union
01/24/2010 08:57:50Conservatives Are Not Always Wrong
01/09/2010 10:12:42Intelligence, You Say?
10/10/2009 06:31:01Worry, Worry, Worry - Global Economy
10/01/2009 10:22:01The "flat learning curve" to describe all things Washington D.C.
09/22/2009 09:52:45Analysis of Why Capitalism Fails
09/17/2009 06:21:23Rambling Ruminations - Stephen P. Pizzo
08/28/2009 05:50:21Journalism joins God... both dead.
08/20/2009 03:12:27Profiles in Courage - President Lyndon B. Johnson
08/18/2009 04:26:29Health Co-ops: The Three-card Monte of Healthcare Reform
08/13/2009 05:39:37Decoding Health Care Reforms For Complete Idiots
08/07/2009 07:05:13I Was There at the Birth of the GOP Press Gulag
07/04/2009 04:38:50NFR: Traitors...
06/20/2009 05:47:07Where's the Outrage?
06/01/2009 22:02:36Intervention
05/28/2009 02:30:33U.S. to Respond to North Korea with "Strongest Possible Adjectives'
05/21/2009 08:17:57Capitalism's Greatest Hits
04/30/2009 18:05:01Whose "Day of Reckoning?"
04/29/2009 21:36:31Who You Callin' a Minority?
04/23/2009 20:33:43Too Big To WHAT?
04/20/2009 00:11:56One Wrong Move And the Bank Gets It !
04/13/2009 05:57:53Pants On Fire
04/07/2009 19:20:11NFR: Flat Learning Curves Division
04/04/2009 07:02:04Go Ahead Call Me Crazy But...
03/19/2009 06:05:03Inflation: The Miracle Cure
03/17/2009 07:21:53In Search of "Moderate Talibaners"
03/11/2009 12:16:39How to Stop Foreclosures - A simple plan for complicated times.
03/11/2009 11:07:02A Real Stem-Cell Twister
03/07/2009 12:27:01Somebody... Anybody, Please Get some Rope -
02/28/2009 11:18:18I Can't Even Think Up A Headline For This Article...
02/25/2009 19:39:48Memo - To: US Attorney General, Eric Holder - US Dept. of Justice Washington, D.C.
02/22/2009 11:02:49Dems Hanging on Weak Reid
02/21/2009 09:01:35No Prizes For Post-Mortems - Two prize-winners say investigations, not explanations, were needed in financial crisis
02/07/2009 11:40:48Panetta: Just Following Orders Defense Okay
01/07/2009 06:56:21Orangutans Hate Changes in Their Cages
01/04/2009 11:29:18How will we miss him? Let's count the ways... Bushisms over the years
12/30/2008 17:52:05Through a Glass, Darkly
12/21/2008 15:34:59America’s Acid Test
12/16/2008 12:19:06Swindler Nation
12/13/2008 22:58:58Hey Buddy, Can You Spare a Billion?
12/07/2008 23:12:45Morning (Mourning) Memo
12/02/2008 06:32:45Dancing With the Devil
11/17/2008 14:00:56It's Jobs, Stupid
11/14/2008 12:36:47What Happened to Mr. Market?
11/10/2008 19:13:37Party Building
10/16/2008 06:07:57The Right's Minister of Information Revealed
09/12/2008 00:17:29Why McCain Picked Palin
08/28/2008 00:23:16 Not Your Father's GOP
08/17/2008 14:29:25Secure the Evidence NOW !
08/17/2008 13:04:34Keeping it Simple Stupid!
08/17/2008 10:45:14The Excuses Administration
07/24/2008 10:34:48Whiners v. Winer & Diners
07/21/2008 12:01:18Ignored, Scorned, Belittled and Right
07/11/2008 02:46:55Stupid Day
06/27/2008 19:30:36We "Deserve" What?
06/18/2008 15:13:58When is doing the right thing — the wrong thing?
06/14/2008 23:06:28Is Doing the Right Thing Ever the Wrong Thing?
06/07/2008 22:11:20The New Vagina Dialog
06/05/2008 13:29:41Clinton's Cyber-Shotgun Wedding
06/02/2008 22:49:09But Can We Handle the Truth?
05/30/2008 12:51:21Imagine This
05/23/2008 08:41:49Deconstructing Bush's Speech to Arab Nations
05/10/2008 01:12:40You want MORE B.S?
02/03/2008 00:22:32Florida: A Cheater's Best Friend
01/29/2008 23:50:42Bonnie & Clyde - and Other Power Couples
01/25/2008 02:48:21Call me Crazy (Again)
01/23/2008 14:01:41Think About It (Before it's too late)
01/20/2008 11:15:17Memo to William Jefferson Clinton
01/18/2008 01:24:12A 2-Step Solution to Reverse the Bush Recession
01/16/2008 02:01:52Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth
01/11/2008 22:26:28Ooooooh Shit! No.... Shit. Economic Rollercoaster
01/04/2008 22:01:58Greased Pigs - Division of Grudges
01/03/2008 10:30:38Borrowers: Victims or Accomplices?
12/31/2007 21:09:02Pearls For Swine? Freedom's DNA, sold.
12/27/2007 19:06:43What Now? Benazir Bhutto was a dead-woman walking the day she set foot back on Pakistani soil
12/22/2007 09:55:34My top 20 annoyances of 2007 - What an Annoying Year!
12/07/2007 00:16:20People of The Book(s) (A gratuitously offensive look at religion and religion in politics.)
12/03/2007 23:45:05Boo Hoo — Deja Vu
11/27/2007 10:26:41Inquiring Minds (Should) Want to Know
11/21/2007 14:27:15A Darwinian Rapture
11/17/2007 09:36:30Life Imitates Art - "The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter."
11/14/2007 18:01:01Let's Talk Turkey
11/11/2007 20:37:43Oops - When Shit Happens
11/04/2007 14:45:08Hanging Ten on a water-board - Don't Ask, Don't Tell, SHOW!
11/01/2007 00:16:43Pursue Them - Pursue Them to The Grave
10/25/2007 13:38:27America desperately needs a skunkworks
10/13/2007 00:32:50Ich bin ein Berliner (That goes for you too.)
10/04/2007 23:22:17Special Report (Stephen P. Pizzo)
09/25/2007 10:30:28The Democrats Death Wish
09/22/2007 11:24:42Betray Us, Indeed! But Who Really Betrayed Us?
09/15/2007 14:36:06De-Baathifiy America - Bring on the Wimps
09/13/2007 10:23:11Advance Peek — Bush's Address to the Nation
09/11/2007 18:24:48History: What a Bitch - (Part – Oh hell, who's counting?)
09/05/2007 22:05:47Hillary: A Clear and Present Danger
09/05/2007 10:38:53Bailout-Bush - "No Bailout for Speculators"
08/30/2007 21:59:48Attack of the Wallmart-istas?
08/25/2007 00:35:57Waiting for Greatness
08/23/2007 02:28:04Vietnam By Dummies (Prof. G.W. Bush Lecturing)
08/20/2007 14:04:54The Day the Economy Went Cold Turkey
08/16/2007 01:08:16How WalMart Killed America's Golden Goose
08/13/2007 21:56:37Candidates, Canidates Everywhere - And Not a One Worthy of My Vote
08/03/2007 21:31:32Gunga Din Takes a Vacation
08/02/2007 21:28:10All Fall Down
07/30/2007 22:20:55You Boobs - News For Real
07/29/2007 15:42:37Truth 2.0
07/28/2007 02:08:20Putting the Dems on Suicide Watch
07/18/2007 11:22:19Reality Check Time - Again...
07/17/2007 09:29:20Of Battered Wives and the US Congress
07/10/2007 10:01:57The Real Deal
06/30/2007 10:00:14Reading the Tea Leaves
06/27/2007 13:05:48iPhonies
06/23/2007 12:44:38Hello, 911? - I'd Like to Report a Crime
06/22/2007 09:57:43Oily Incompetence
06/14/2007 20:35:13Our Desert Dunkirk?
06/12/2007 09:08:17Who's On First?
06/07/2007 09:54:16The Mexican Model
06/05/2007 18:46:55Call Me Crazy - Rice Blasts Venezuela's Chavez Versus Pakistan takes TV stations off air
06/05/2007 08:07:28The Big Story That Never Was
05/24/2007 08:32:39The Demopublicans
05/22/2007 23:02:25Why Superpowers Can't Win
05/21/2007 20:45:30Worse Than Watergate? You Bet.
05/18/2007 13:20:13Been Here - Done This (And did it much better) - Morality in the Cold Universe
05/10/2007 11:25:46Breeding vs Weeding - The War On Terrorism
05/09/2007 11:43:44So... What's the Hold Up? Impeach!
05/08/2007 12:47:55If Democracy is Messy - Why is Ours So Neat?
05/08/2007 11:54:06It's Revolting... Why Aren't We?
05/03/2007 15:55:11Why Congress Should Get the Spike-Strips Out ... Now
04/23/2007 22:57:16Plan X,Y& Z - For Victory in Iraq & Iran
04/17/2007 11:39:38Gag Me?
04/03/2007 13:17:41Random Thoughts on The Morning News
03/31/2007 10:34:25Duck and Cover (Your Assets)
03/30/2007 09:30:57Division of Nausea in Media
03/21/2007 20:55:14Is There an Executive Privilege to Lie?
03/20/2007 12:17:59But Then Who's Counting?
03/17/2007 13:29:22A Completely Incoherent Rant
03/09/2007 21:36:59Your Weekend Citizenship Assignment
03/09/2007 09:32:27Pardon Me?
03/06/2007 21:20:19Surging for Shiites
03/06/2007 10:58:06Buy? Sell? Hold? or Hide? Is it Trouble Yet?
03/01/2007 20:44:48Is It Unity Party Time?
02/22/2007 21:38:30Please, Please, Please.... Don't Do This to Us - No Hillary Rodham Clinton
02/20/2007 22:13:56No More Free Passes for Faith-based Campaigners
02/13/2007 10:18:43The Saudi Lesson
02/10/2007 11:01:16Swift-Flyers For Truth
02/08/2007 20:09:49It's Bird, No. It's a Plane. No. Oh no. It's a F.....g ...
02/03/2007 11:08:38Research Reveals Fool's Paradise
01/30/2007 21:46:18Is It World War III Yet?
01/25/2007 22:47:28Texas Hold-em
01/25/2007 09:23:38My Fractured SOTU Tale
01/22/2007 20:22:32The Sound of No Hand clapping
01/20/2007 09:57:57The GOP's Comprehensive Immigration Reform Scam
01/16/2007 21:03:15New Lies Forward
01/08/2007 22:26:53Fine Mess You Got Us Into This Time
01/04/2007 20:55:36White House Chess
01/03/2007 22:52:28Predictions for 2007

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