The One-Plan-to-Rule-Them-All — Or the Chinafication of the Bay Area

August 09, 2013 | By JAMES BURLING

We’ve been reading a lot lately about the ghastly news out of China wherein the Party has decreed a new mass migration – this time of 250 million rural residents into newly built high-rise cities to be scattered throughout the land.  There is so much wrong about this it is hard to know where to … ...


The Use and Abuse of Property Rights

October 08, 2012 | By JAMES BURLING

My new article, The Use and Abuse of Property Rights in Protecting the Environment, 1 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal 373 (2012), has just been published in the premier edition of William & Mary Law School’s Property Rights Project’s journal. About a year ago several dozen Chinese and American scholars and pratitio ...