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Now Ben & Jerry’s Finds Itself Facing a Real Boycott

The latest Ben & Jerry’s headache isn’t settlers switching to Häagen-Dazs but U.S. states divesting Unilever stock. The law that requires them to do that is absurd

David Rosenberg
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There was no doubt self-righteous pleasure among those boycotting Ben & Jerry’s after the company announced in July that it would no longer sell its ice cream in the settlements. But it’s unlikely that either Ben or Jerry, much less Unilever, its corporate parent, lost much sleep over it.

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