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

Source: Pacific Legal Foundation


"Emerging for the horrors of the planned economies of the Soviet Union and Germany, Friedrich von Hayek wrote his classic “Road to Serfdom” in the early 1940s.  His thesis was simple: for a planned economy to operate it must operate by force through the power of the state.  In China, the peasants have moved from feudal serfdom to the serfdom of totalitarian communism and now to the serfdom of new urban planning.  In the Bay Area, we’re moving from free market housing development shaped by supply and demand to what?"