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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Finally, Occupy Atlanta finds a cause everyone can get behind: free ice cream

Occupy Atlanta and Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen are serving FREE ICE CREAM in the park tomorrow (we assume Woodruff) from 12:30-3:30 p.m. This calls for a Blingeeeeeee ...
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Although Cohen's formerly small Vermont creamery was sold to multinational conglomerate Unilever in 2000, Ben & Jerry's Board of Directors has been vocally supportive of the Occupy movement. From a press release sent out in early October:

We, the Ben & Jerry's Board of Directors, compelled by our personal convictions and our Company's mission and values, wish to express our deepest admiration to all of you who have initiated the non-violent Occupy Wall Street Movement and to those around the country who have joined in solidarity. The issues raised are of fundamental importance to all of us.

Ben and partner Jerry have also served free ice cream to Occupy protestors in D.C. and in NYC's Zucotti Park.

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