That was then, this is now

2014:

In 1998, Kas turned down an offer by Calvin Klein to raise funds for the construction of the New Acropolis Museum in lieu of showcasing the fashion house’s collection at the 2nd century AD Herod Atticus theatre beneath the Acropolis.

Greece is now required to sell $55 billion in state assets. We think the entire problem could be solved in a couple of minutes. They have all these old, run-down buildings that need fixing, right? Partha-something, acropo-whatnot. For the solution, try humming the tune to “It’s a small polis after all.”

One Response to “That was then, this is now”

  1. feeblemind Says:

    For the sake of argument, let’s say Greece can sell $55 billion in state assets.

    OK.

    What happens when the next bailout event rolls around? Eventually the equity runs out. Then what?

    Granted it is all still in doubt, but it looks like they are looking for more road to kick the can down.

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