Peace cannot be advanced through a one-sided, discriminatory commercial boycott by Ben & Jerry’s that achieves nothing more than to send a message to the Palestinian leadership by proffering support for their continuing hostility and intransigence.
We hope B&J can return to its true “one world, one heart” mission by constructive efforts for peace.
The announcement comes after a concerted campaign to get the brand to sell its ice cream in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
The Vermont ice cream maker’s latest dessert will raise money for the football quarterback’s “courageous work to confront systemic oppression and to stop police violence against Black and Brown people.”
The pandemic has shone a light on the thousands of people who have long lived in poverty in Vermont.
The ruling said that any misrepresentation was not ‘material’ or ‘likely to affect the consumer’s conduct or decision with regard to a product.’
Pressure to hire and a lower proposed increase mean the wage discussion is no longer relevant to many large employers.
Bernie and I agreed to disagree because we both know that the only way to advance justice is through the political revolution that Bernie’s campaign represents.
The Agency of Agriculture has concerns with a number of Michael Colby’s statements about data and processes attributed to the agency.
In court filings, for example, Ben & Jerry’s has admitted that any claims of ‘caring dairies’ and ‘happy cows’ are merely ‘beliefs and aspirations,’ and ‘not fact-based promises.’
Events are planned at 21 Hannaford locations in New England, 14 of which are in Vermont. The premiere event will be held at the Hannaford’s in Essex.
Former gubernatorial candidate James Ehlers has brought a class action suit against the Vermont ice cream maker and its parent company.
Vermonter Dan Barlow is heading up the new nonprofit, which was launched this summer to promote a single-payer health insurance plan along the lines of what Sen. Bernie Sanders has introduced.
The Justice ReMix’d, featuring cinnamon and chocolate flavors, is in honor of the work of the Advancement Project National Office, a national civil rights organization.