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Author's Spotlight: Antonia Juhasz


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Antonia Juhasz

Antonia Juhasz is the director of the Energy Program at Global Exchange, a San Francisco-based human rights organization. The Energy Program takes on Big Oil by linking communities on the front-lines of oil exploration, production, refining, transport, and sales to build a stronger movement with more allies fighting for transformative policy change. Juhasz is the author of the forthcoming, Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill (Wiley, April 2011), a searing look at the human face of BP's disaster in the Gulf. She is also author of, The Tyranny of Oil: the World's Most Powerful Industry--and What We Must Do To Stop It (HarperCollins 2008) and The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time (HarperCollins 2006). She is the editor and lead author of "The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report," 2009 and 2010 editions. The Wall Street Journal has named Juhasz "one of [Chevron's] most vocal critics." An award winning writer, her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Petroleum Review Magazine, Washington Post, The Daily Mirror - Zimbabwe, The Star – Johannesburg, Alternet.org, and The Huffington Post. A frequent media commentator, Juhasz was featured in the CNBC documentary, "The Hunt for Black Gold," and has appeared on numerous shows, including, Kudlow & Company, The Business Hour with Neil P. Cavuto, Hannity & Colmes, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, The Diane Rehm Show, Talk of the Nation, To The Point, Marketplace, Bloomberg Radio News, Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman, Air America, and Pacifica radio, among many others. She is on the National Advisory Board of Iraq Veterans Against the War, an Associate Fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, and a Senior Policy Analyst with Foreign Policy in Focus. She previously worked as the Project Director at the International Forum on Globalization and has served as a Legislative Assistant to two United States Members of Congress. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and an Bachelors Degree in Public Policy from Brown University.


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