Opposition To Development Is Truly Global

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image002By Patrick Fox, President, The Saint Consulting Group

Opposition to development is truly global as the UK’s Telegraph illustrates with this amazing photo. A Chinese martial arts champion is refusing to allow his home to be taken as new development surrounds him and his home is now situated in the middle of a road.  I think we can say his NIMBY efforts have failed.

Stubborn Chinese home owners refuse to let ‘nail house’ be demolished

The owners of a so-called ‘nail house’ in China are refusing to let their property be bulldozed, despite it being in the middle of a road.

By Nicola Davison, Shanghai

The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11530266/Stubborn-Chinese-home-owners-refuse-to-let-nail-house-be-demolished.html

Patrick Fox is president of The Saint Consulting Group, email: fox@tscg.biz