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By Dylan Matthews

Today, Suzy highlighted problems with poorly regulated private prisons, John noted that prison hurts civic engagement, I talked to James Heckman about the payoffs from investing in childcare, and Justin took apart Intel CEO Paul Otellini's comments on the economy.

1) Jacob Hacker explains how health-care reform happened and what it means for political science. Hacker fans will appreciate the title reference.

2) "A young person following the news for the first time would probably think that an economist is someone who gets on television to say how surprised he is by the economy."

3) College and universitites are worried that health-care reform will endanger their student health-care plans.

4) Janice Nittoli on providing relief to blue-collar workers as the economy shifts.

Since the blog has been low on food-related content this week, here are some delicious-looking Parisian pastries.

By Dylan Matthews  |  August 25, 2010; 7:00 PM ET
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Delicious looking? Looks like baby poop covered in sputum.

With a delightful citron garnish.

Posted by: pj_camp | August 25, 2010 8:25 PM | Report abuse

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