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In this week’s editorial package, Wenonah Hauter explains why you should resolve to avoid genetically engineered foods in 2012, Jim Hightower cheers the reappearance of New York’s state bug, and Donald Kaul sums up the evidence against the Iowa caucuses serving as an electoral weathervane. Get all this and more in your inbox by subscribing to our weekly newsletter. If you haven’t signed up yet, please do.

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  1. Two Cold War Milestones / John Feffer
  2. Defending the Ballot Box / Leslie Watson Malachi
  3. New Iran Sanctions Would Do More Harm than Good / Andrew Carpenter
  4. Resolve to Keep Science Experiments off Your Dinner Table in 2012 / Wenonah Hauter
  5. Reading Frog Entrails / Donald Kaul
  6. Three Cheers for the Nine-Spotted Ladybug / Jim Hightower
  7. Runaway Spending Cuts / William A. Collins
  8. Engineered Foods / Khalil Bendib
Engineered Foods, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib.

Engineered Foods, an OtherWords cartoon by Khalil Bendib.

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