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  • Ben & Jerry’s ice cream tycoons arrested at Washington rally

    April 19, 2016 | 9:21 am

    The co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream were arrested Monday during a protest outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were protesting against corporate political spending at a rally that is part of the “Democracy Spring” demonstrations...

  • Ben and Jerry support the Iran deal

    August 21, 2015 | 12:49 pm

    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the men behind the iconic Ben & Jerry’s ice cream brand, have never shied away politics. For instance, they recently endorsed fellow Jew Sen. Bernie Sanders for president (and even toyed with the idea of giving the Independent from Vermont his own...

  • Ben & Jerry’s co-founder fights money in politics

    By Ryan Torok

    October 17, 2012 | 4:56 pm

    Wearing a T-shirt that read “Stamp Money Out of Politics,” Ben Cohen, co-founder of ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s, unveiled a grass-roots campaign in North Hollywood on Oct. 11 denouncing the influence of money in politics.

    The campaign, Stamp Stampede, encourages supporters to...

  • Ice cream entrepreneur taps into the ‘spiritual aspect’ of business

    March 15, 2012 | 10:47 am

    After Ben Cohen and business partner Jerry Greenfield completed a course on ice cream making, they established their first ice cream shop in 1978 and went on to build Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream ­—a $300 million empire and one of the largest ice cream businesses in America.