Links of the Day – August 19, 2013

The Great Eruption

The Big Picture: Reagan’s Million Jobs Month explained. What happened was a big strike ended bringing a large number of workers back to the job. A million jobs were not created.

io9: Google Maps has a Doctor Who Easter Egg

Naked Capitalism: Five Reasons Congress Should be Deeply Ashamed about Jobs

The Hairpin: A Chat with Mikki Kendall and Flavia Dzodan About #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen With my recent disappointment with who the ELCA churchwide assembly seemed to ignore, or at least punt, the discussion on race, I found this conversation to be a welcome voice and why the conversation on race shouldn’t be ignored.

io9: I really want to see the new Korean movie, Snowpiercer.

The Big Picture: The Great Eruption in the sky is still going on.