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What do Greece's young people want?

July 4th, 2015

Episode 461 of 1342 episodes

Many young Greeks voted for Alexis Tsipras in this year’s election, because he appeared to offer to them an alternative to the years of cuts and tax rises. But does he still have their support? Will he persuade them to vote no in Sunday's crucial referendum on international bailout terms? Today chief correspondent Matthew Price gathered opinions of young people in Athens. "What they are asking is to choose whether we want to have a quick death or a slow death," said journalist Marianna Spanou, 24.

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