Greece tries to pass austerity measures, citizens aren't happy

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Photo of a Greek protest (Image by Nikos Pilos)

The European Union and the IMF won't continue to lend money to Greece, if they don't seriously cut back their government budgets. Many Greek citizens are becoming increasingly disenchanted with the EU, and some would like to simply not pay back their loans. Some say this could be disastrous for the EU.

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