Tonight at Middleton Green Thursday, the film “Bidder 70” will be screened. The documentary follows the story of Tim DeChristopher, a college student who disrupted a controversial BLM Oil and Gas leasing auction in 2008. He posed as a bidder and bid $1.7 million to win 22,000 acres of land he had no intention of paying for or drilling on. The film documents his journey from college student to incarcerated felon in the name of climate justice. This free event is at 7pm at Willy West Co-Op Community Room, 6825 University Avenue in Middleton. More info at tnsmonona.org.
Tonight is “The Founding of Israel and the Mass Expulsion of the Palestinians” – a discussion with David Williams of the Peregrine Forum. This free event is part of the Israel Palestine Conflict series. It’s co-sponsored by the Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative and the Madison Infoshop Free Skool. This is at 6:30pm at Madison Central Library, 201 West Mifflin. For more info, call 284-9082.