Stories by Stephen Pizzo

Stephen Pizzo is the author of numerous books, including Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans, which was nominated for a Pulitzer. subscribe to Stephen Pizzo's feed

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Israeli settlers are stealing land. There's no other way to put it.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2013, Source: The Smirking Chimp

Has catastrophe become a kind of emotional catnip for us? You know, the kind of stuff we love to hate?

Posted on: Jan 13, 2012, Source: Smirking Chimp

Even though anti-trust laws say cable companies can't coordinate their business plans, they do.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2011, Source: The Smirking Chimp

Tea Party simpletons wrap themselves in prideful ignorance, and treat matters of life and death, like global warming, with dismissive derision.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2011, Source: BuzzFlash

It's reached epidemic levels in government. Isn't wanton ignorance among those we trust with nuclear policies, war, famine, jobs, the national debt and more, a concern?

Posted on: Aug 17, 2010, Source: News for Real

When Obama asks General Petraeus how things are going in Afghanistan, he responds, "we are making solid progress, Mr.President."

Posted on: May 19, 2010, Source: News for Real

Halliburton's failed cementing job likely led to oil blowout in the Gulf -- but there's no mess big enough to take the shine off these tumor-like companies.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2010, Source: News for Real

We've gotta stop doing business with the enemy.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2010, Source: News for Real

If the government can't protect people from would-be enemies AND provide basic social services, those leaders are in defacto default of their social contract with their own people.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2010, Source: News for Real

Mr. President, take it from an ex-Marine: 'There is no fair fight. There is only the fight you win, or the fight you lose.'

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: News for Real

They are blaming Obama for spending, after Bush's accomplishments: a crippled economy, two failed wars and environmental crisis?

Posted on: Apr 21, 2009, Source: News for Real

In George W. Bush's America High, it was decided that the best way to deal with countries they decided were NOT cool, was to not talk to them.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2009, Source: News for Real

We need to force the administration to do to these tumorlike institutions what they just did to GM. Moving our checking accounts will do the trick.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2009, Source: News for Real

Why are the very people whose actions ignited a worldwide depression still sitting pretty, at least compared to their victims?

Posted on: Feb 12, 2009, Source: News for Real

71% of Americans want to see Bush investigated, and it's about time Obama's team hightailed their way over to court to start doing it.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2009, Source: News for Real

Progressives have been dry for so long that all that Obama bubbly went straight to our heads. But Obama or not, we're in for tough times.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2008, Source: News for Real

We need a healthcare bubble, an infrastructure bubble and a green bubble right now -- or else the whole thing will pop.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2008, Source: News for Real

The government scraps an expensive prototype of its highly touted "virtual fence" -- a multimillion-dollar waste of taxpayer money.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2008, Source: News for Real

The Clintons have built their entire political lives on the premise that if they can't win pretty, they'll settle for winning ugly.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2008, Source: News for Real

Long before the Iseman controversy, John McCain's role in the Keating Five scandal nearly ruined his Senate career.