Since he has been rocketed into the limelight suddenly, I think I have a very strong liking to the new Greek Finance Minister.

 

“The problem of insolvency for 5 years has been dealt with as a problem of illiquidity.”

I think he took on this interview in a fantastic manner, even with the interviewer cutting him off, simplifying and reducing this statements and also addressing him in very condescending tones.

It’s not to say that I agree with the solutions and measures that he is proposing because I honestly do not know enough of the background story yet. Unfortunately for me, the euro crisis was happening when I was a care-free student and the biggest concern in my life was if I was going to wake up to attend morning classes. I definitely have more reading to go to understand the bigger picture of what is happening in Europe …