Plan Bay Area oped

November 21, 2013 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Yesterday, the Washington Times published an oped I co-authored with Randall O’Toole of the Cato Institute.  Entitled provocatively, “Do single-family homes threaten the planet?“, Mr. O’Toole and I take aim at the foolish premise of Plan Bay Area and other instances of the new urbanism.  We argue that there are many much m ...


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 … ...