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  • Ben & Jerry's releases anti-cop flavor with Rep. Cori Bush

    Woke ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor whose proceeds will partly go to support lefty Rep. Cori Bush‘s $10 billion, anti-police bill that seeks to defund cops and replace them with social workers in certain incidents.

    A portion of the proceeds from sales of the flavor, called “Change is Brewing,” will be donated to “grassroots groups working to transform public safety in America,” according to Ben & Jerry’s.

    And when customers navigate to the Ben & Jerry’s site to buy the ice cream, they’re urged to “Join the Movement for Black Lives and support the People’s Response Act!”

    Customers can then sign up for emails and mailings about the bill.

    The Vermont-based ice cream maker announced the new flavor Monday as a limited-batch flavor of cold brew coffee ice cream with marshmallow swirls and fudge brownies.

    The company’s “US activism manager,” Jabari Pall, announced the flavor at a press conference Monday alongside Bush herself.

    “The flavor supports the vision of the world in which every community is safe and everyone including black and brown people can thrive,” Pall said Monday at the event.

    The batch of ice cream was developed in partnership with black-owned coffee and tea company Blk & Bold and New York’s Greyston Bakery.

    The graphic on the pint, designed by artist Laci Jordan, features a black woman painting the word “liberation.”

    Ben & Jerry’s also partnered with the Movement for Black Lives for the rollout of the new flavor.

    The announcement comes after Bush, a Democrat from Missouri, introduced the People’s Response Act in June in an effort to establish a new public safety division within the Department of Health and Human Services.

    The new division would use nonpolice first responders for emergency situations involving mental health issues, substance abuse or a handful of other situations, according to the text of the bill.
    Rep. Cori Bush said, “Our healthcare, our education, our housing, our green spaces all left in shambles while our police spending per capita continued to increase.”Joe Martinez for The Washington Post via Getty Images
    “I’m the St. Louis congresswoman and I’m proud to be the St. Louis congresswoman, to be someone whose work was born primarily out of the Ferguson uprising,” Bush said Monday, referring to her time organizing in Missouri after the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown.

    “For decades, our communities have suffered under the violence of intentional disinvestment and underfunding.

    “Our healthcare, our education, our housing, our green spaces all left in shambles while our police spending per capita continued to increase to its present level as one of the highest in the country,” she said.

    Bush — 45-year-old member of “The Squad” — made headlines earlier this year for spending nearly $70,000 of her campaign funds on personal security, even as she pushes the defund the police movement.

    “I’m going to make sure I have security because I now have had attempts on my life and I have too much work to do, there are too many people that need help right now,” she said in an August interview with CBS defending the spending.

    “If I end up spending $200,000, if I spend $10 more dollars on it — you know what, I get to be here to do the work. So suck it up.

  • #2
    Marshmallow swirls surrounded by fudge brownies huh?

    Aren't Ben & Jerry's owned by Jews?

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    • #3
      Ice cream is my weakness. Ben & Jerrys is overrated, Thrifty Ice Cream is the best, i doubt it sells.

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      • #4
        I boycotted them a year ago when they started getting political https://www.benjerry.com/about-us/me...hite-supremacy

        I'm not even white. I watch movies and eat ice-cream to escape politics, not be preached at.

        And how dishonest is this statement:

        “For decades, our communities have suffered under the violence of intentional disinvestment and underfunding."

        If it wasn't for the police the already violence-ridden slums would be overrun with cutthroats and hoods. Let's blame everything under the sun and turn a blind eye to the gangs, our culture that glorifies them and our propensity to **** up everything handed to us. Pathetic.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Beercules View Post
          Marshmallow swirls surrounded by fudge brownies huh?

          Aren't Ben & Jerry's owned by Jews?

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          I'm sure this flavor is being marketed towards the pansy white liberals who eat their ice cream in the first place.
          Fists_of_Fury and Beercules like this.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by iamboxing View Post
            I boycotted them a year ago when they started getting political https://www.benjerry.com/about-us/me...hite-supremacy

            I'm not even white. I watch movies and eat ice-cream to escape politics, not be preached at.

            And how dishonest is this statement:

            “For decades, our communities have suffered under the violence of intentional disinvestment and underfunding."

            If it wasn't for the police the already violence-ridden slums would be overrun with cutthroats and hoods. Let's blame everything under the sun and turn a blind eye to the gangs, our culture that glorifies them and our propensity to **** up everything handed to us. Pathetic.

            Murder rates in black areas have jumped incredibly in the last year. The leading cause of death among young black men is now homicide, but let’s talk about the police.
            Last edited by Stan Love; 09-23-2021, 01:25 PM.

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            • #7
              Brought to you by the same folks who made a Stephen Colbert flavour called Americone Dream.

              Stay in your lane and just make ice cream. Sheesh.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by GhostofDempsey View Post

                I'm sure this flavor is being marketed towards the pansy white liberals who eat their ice cream in the first place.
                Man buns and all that.

                Won't lie though I like the chocolate fudge brownie flavor they have

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Boxfan83 View Post
                  Ice cream is my weakness. Ben & Jerrys is overrated, Thrifty Ice Cream is the best, i doubt it sells.
                  You a real one, I have a sweet tooth and Thrifty ice cream is also my go to when my fat@$s is craving something sweet an delicious.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Beercules View Post
                    Aren't Ben & Jerry's owned by Jews?
                    In Nazi Germany, there were Jews who collaborated with the Germans to try and save their own status/skin. These were the ones who in some cases would literally make the lists for the Germans on which Jews to deport to the camps.

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