Archive: August 2016

Better know an apocalypse: South China Sea edition (August 31, 2016)

China’s sweeping territorial claims in this region are not new. What is new is her willingness to press them

This blog is now secure by default (August 30, 2016)

JWM flips the switch for 100% HTTPS

Book review: “The Cartel” (August 29, 2016)

A not-great but not-awful Mexican narco-noir

Why Donald Trump is going to lose, in one image (August 27, 2016)

A divided GOP, illustrated

Book review: “The Peripheral” (August 26, 2016)

Classic Gibson, but hobbled by a too-clever-by-half beginning

Books I love: Stephen Mitchell’s “Tao Te Ching: A New English Version” (August 25, 2016)

One of the very few books I’ve read that legitimately changed my life