Speaker - Antonia Juhasz

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Antonia Juhasz is the recipient of a 2012-2013 Investigative Journalism Fellowship at the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she is investigating oil and natural gas and the Afghanistan war. Juhasz traveled across the northern and western provinces of Afghanistan for three weeks in late 2012 following an oil and natural gas map laid out first by the Soviets and updated by the Americans. She then spent a week in Tajikistan. The Atlantic ran “The New War for Afghanistan’s Untapped Oil,” her first article based on this investigation, in January 2012. Two additional pieces will soon run in Harper’s Magazine and Foreign Policy. Juhasz will next write a book based on this research, her fourth. Her previous books are: Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill (Wiley, 2011); The Tyranny of Oil (HarperCollins, 2008); and The Bush Agenda (HarperCollins, 2006). Juhasz has been a reporter for the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute and wrote the cover article for the May 2012 issue of The Nation, “BP’s Toxic Legacy.” I leading oil industry and energy policy writer, she has been published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Atlantic, Petroleum Review Magazine, The Nation, Tikkun, and The Progressive, among other outlets. Juhasz has worked as a Legislative Assistant in Washington, DC for Congressmen John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD). Juhasz holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy from Brown University.

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A Game as Old as Empire

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