A couple-dozen people
gathered at Ben and Jerry’s corporate headquarters in South Burlington last night to learn more about Occupy Wall Street. The socially-conscious company is officially
endorsing the movement.
One of the co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s
ice cream was on hand as Vermont lawmakers and advocates unveiled a resolution calling
for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s
Citizens United decision.
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Ben & Jerry are synonymous with ice cream, but they have also been
long-time advocates for social change. Now, they are setting their sights on
corporate America, by backing a constitutional amendment to ban