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Ben Cohen, Ben and Jerry’s Co-Founder, Launches Campaign To Stamp Out Money In Politics | THE JEENYUS CORNER


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Ben Cohen is stamping the hell out of every dollar he can find.

It’s a characteristically eccentric project for the Ben and Jerry’s co-founder that he hopes will generate lots of free publicity for his ultimate goal: amending the Constitution to reverse the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which removed limits on independent spending by corporations and individuals for political purposes.

“If politics wasn’t being so corrupted and influenced by the money from corporations, we wouldn’t be doing the bidding of corporations, which is opposed to the general benefits of the society and the world,” Cohen said.

So on a new website, StampStampede.org, Cohen and a group of other activists loosely affiliated with the Occupy movement are selling stamps, at cost, that can be used to put a “Stamp Money Out Of Politics” message on money.

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