This week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: 2017 starts out with a whole new year's worth of ways we're winning w/space not spikes, free hot soup, p2p video and much more. Notes/Links:
Space, Not Spikes: Little free libraries and a place to rest your rump
The Misfit Samaritans of 'Free Hot Soup'
@PortOfPortland the 10th public entity on West Coast to sue @MonsantoCo for PCB contamination
Washington Frozen Out of #Syria Peace Plan
Israeli soldier convicted of Palestinian manslaughter
EU's highest court delivers blow to UK snooper's charter
DuPont hit with $10.5M in punitive damages in latest #C8 case
Hyperface anti-surveillance clothing blocks security cameras’ facial-recognition software
Flashback: How Fashion Can Be Used To Thwart Facial Recognition Technology (Jan. 6, 2014)
Bitcoin Price Soars, Fueled by Speculation and Global Currency Turmoil
World’s largest survival community comprises 575 off-grid doomsday bunkers
The farmer who built her own broadband
#BigUps to @rayvahey/@apolloslater on launching their #YouTube alternative #BitChute!
88 year old creates super-powered machine to knit thousands of socks for shelters
#DavidBowie's final recordings released as 'No Plan EP' for singer's 70th birthday
Vinyl records at 25 yr high ??
People Started Hacking Nintendo's #NESClassic, Adding More Games To It ??
Landmark State Court Ruling Says THC in Blood is NOT Sufficient Grounds for DUI
Legal Marijuana Sales Reached over 6 Billion last year in North America
Marijuana activist group plans to give out 4,200 free joints at Trump's inauguration