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Bidder 70

Thursday, February 13th, 2014 @ 17:30 - 19:00

The Society of International Affairs in Gothenburg welcomes you to a free film screening, open for everyone! After the screening we will go to a nearby pub to hang out and discuss the movie.

 

On December 19, 2008 Tim DeChristopher disrupted a highly disputed Utah BLM Oil and Gas lease auction, effectively safeguarding thousands of acres of pristine Utah land that were slated for oil and gas leases. Not content to merely protest outside, Tim entered the auction hall and registered as bidder #70. He outbid industry giants on land parcels (which, starting at $2 an acre, were adjacent to national treasures like Canyonlands National Park), winning 22,000 acres of land worth $1.7 million before the auction was halted.

 

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Date:
Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Time:
17:30 - 19:00
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Hörsal Sappören
Sprängkullsgatan 25
Göteborg,
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