Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. Edward Abbey

14 January 2009

Today's tribute goes to Tim DeChristopher

Posing as a Bidder, Utah Student Disrupts Government Auction of 150,000 Acres of Wilderness for Oil & Gas Drilling
In a national broadcast exclusive, University of Utah student Tim DeChristopher explains how he “bought” 22,000 acres of land in an attempt to save the property from drilling. The sale had been strongly opposed by many environmental groups. Stephen Bloch of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance said, "This is the fire sale, the Bush administration’s last great gift to the oil and gas industry.”
democracy now article

Guerrilla Tactics at Oil-Lease Auction
Activist Drives Up Prices With Bidding
washington post article

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