Antonia Juhasz

Author Bio

Antonia Juhasz

Antonia Juhasz is a leading oil and energy expert. She is a Fellow of the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Juhasz is the author of three books: Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill (2011), The Tyranny of Oil (2008), and The Bush Agenda (2006). Her writing has also appeared in numerous publications, most recently in Rolling (Big Oil’s Big Lies About Alternatives), The Atlantic (“The New War for Afghanistan’s Untapped Oil”), Harper’s Magazine (“Light, Sweet, Crude”), and (“Why the Iraq War was Fought for Big Oil”), and, among others, in the New York TimesWashington Post, Los Angeles TimesPetroleum Review MagazineThe Nation and The Progressive.

Juhasz is a frequent media commentator, appearing regularly on TV and radio, including on Fresh Air with Terry Gross, The Diane Rehm Showand Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman, among many others.

Juhasz is a reporter with the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute, an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, and a senior policy analyst for Foreign Policy In Focus. She is on the National Advisory Committee of Iraq Veterans Against the War and on the Board of Directors of Coffee Strong. Juhasz founded the Energy Program at Global Exchange and directed it from 2009 to 2011. She previously worked at the International Forum on Globalization and served as a Legislative Assistant to two US Members of Congress. Juhasz holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelors Degree in Public Policy from Brown University.

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Afghanistan’s Energy War

A little-noted energy agenda moving rapidly forward in Afghanistan could exacerbate insecurity and instability, and ensure a prolonged U.S. and foreign military presence.

Big Oil’s Last Stand

For all its enduring power, Big Oil finds itself in a precarious position today.


Will the next war for oil be in Africa?

Oil Grab in Iraq

A new Iraqi law proposes to open the country's currently nationalized oil system to foreign corporate control.

It’s Still About Oil in Iraq

A centerpiece of the Iraq Study Group's report is its advocacy for securing foreign companies' long-term access to Iraqi oil fields.

The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time

A leading expert on international trade and finance policy exposes the Bush Administration's radical economic agenda for global domination, which she says will create the greatest level of violent opposition to America and Americans in recent history.

In Iraq, "It’s the Oil, Stupid"

President George W. Bush will not withdraw our forces until U.S. oil companies have secure access to Iraq's resources.

“Of Oil And Elections”

The Bush administration cannot be permitted to declare a war for "Iraqi freedom" and respond with an economic invasion that turns Iraq into a U.S. corporate grab bag.