1. A report from The Atlantic on an experiment in the UK teaching school children elements of philosophy. By helping children to learn to think more clearly, the program shows some benefits in learning unrelated to the philosophical ideas taught. In other words, by learning about truth, kids were better able to read and do math. Though this is far from conclusive, it does give some support to the school of thought that teaching kids to think is more important than teaching them information.
2. $25 isn't a lot of money, unless you are poor. A fee, small to many working professionals, for being arrested doesn't sound like an undue burden unless that fee is charged simply for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Some municipalities are raising funds by charging fees for court costs. This becomes unfair, however, when these costs are incurred whether the individual is charged or not, or even culpable. This is an injustice.
3. A well-wrought "think piece" on fake news and why resisting it (and avoiding spreading it) is so important, particularly for Christians. This article from the ERLC is well worth a read/
4. One of the great movies of my childhood, which my wife will not allow me to watch with the kids for some reason, is Home Alone. This article is, just for fun, a medical professional's diagnosis of the trauma Kevin induced on the Wet Bandits, which may have been a little in excess of necessary force.