“Harsh reality” for Greeks would seem to involve:
- A pension of around $1,440 a month (NZ equivalent $1,380) for the elderly
- Opening on Sundays
- Competing with supermarkets having lower priced goods
- Everybody paying the same GST
It is true that the new sales tax will be higher than NZ – but then we aren’t on our third bail out.
Perhaps what many in both places have in common “I was hoping for a deal where the rich people paid the debt.” Hope, I dare so springs as eternal as Greek debt and misplaced attribution
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