Turnips. Not a beloved vegetable in our house! We get them in a weekly CSA farm box from Johnsons Backyard Garden. Pickling them with beets works well. Trying out a creamy curry soup. thespruceeats.com/curried-carr

**Research shows a few beneficial organisms could play key role in treating type 2 diabetes**

"Researchers have found that a few organisms in the gut microbiome play a key role in type 2 diabetes, opening the door to possible probiotic treatments for a serious metabolic disease affecting roughly one in 10 Americans."


#science #news #bot

Anthony Hopkins is celebrating 45 years sober — and he has a message of hope for everyone who’s had a tough 2020

[:tw: tweets.newsbots.eu/nowthisnews#bot]

"In 2020, recalling the year’s beginning at its end is like looking at a photograph of a dead relative you never met"

Just a friend of mine who is brilliant. Phrases that grab you in the guts.

Lots to think about here. I understand some ways my housing choices and other actions can increase equality. But I don't understand what "giving up ... higher salaries" means. I work to recognize my privilege, like access to computing at a young age, and try to use it to benefit democracy, equality, and justice. It seems to me the right targets are consumption culture and accumulated power. Break those down and everyone everyone benefits.

White clicktivism:

I'm hopeful that the US will adopt privacy legislation like the EU and Canada have, but it has to be done right.
> Any federal privacy bill must have a private right of action: if a company breaks the law and infringes on our privacy rights, it’s not enough to put a government agency in charge of enforcing the law. Users should have the right to sue the companies, and it should be impossible to sign away those rights in a terms-of-service agreement.

> What if the trauma of living through real conspiracies all around us — conspiracies among wealthy people, their lobbyists, and lawmakers to bury inconvenient facts and evidence of wrongdoing (these conspiracies are commonly known as “corruption”) — is making people vulnerable to conspiracy theories?

I love me some Cory Doctorow. Keep fighting the machine!

This was really helpful to get all my FB friends into my contacts app. Most ppl don't share their email but this gives me a list I can fill in later.


Check out our new podcast miniseries “How to Fix the Internet.” In each episode, we’ll be joined by a guest to examine how the current system is failing, consider different possibilities for solutions, and imagine a better future. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/11/intr

> In other words, doing human rights advocacy through Facebook could be a case of “one step forward, two steps back”: Though awareness and even impact may be achieved on a particular progressive front, it comes at the cost of all the economic, social, and political problems associated with surveillance capitalism.


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