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So what's up with Greece
Supporters of the Greek Communist party, which is urging voters to cast invalid ballots rather than support or oppose the referendum. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
The International Monetary Fund, one of Greece's main lenders, has conceded that the country needs debt relief, a key demand of the Greek government.
[NYT / Liz Alderman and Jack Ewing]
Greece's capital controls, introduced at the start of the week, are starting to take a toll and reduce consumer spending, which is dangerous in a country with depression-level unemployment.
[FT / Ferdinando Giugliano]
The country votes on the lenders' old bailout proposal Sunday. But voters are confused, not least because "the proposal that Greeks are voting on is no longer on the table, having been built around the framework of a bailout package that expired at midnight on Tuesday."
[NYT / Jim Hardley]
"For now, my toddler is proud of her huge turds. Yet one day she, like all girls, will conform, and shut up about her marvellous self."
[The Guardian / Sophie Heawood
"While many politicians cite misleading statistics, Trump does away with numbers all together, and will say simply, 'I have statistics!' Consider it Googled. 'We’re like the stupid people,' Trump said, in the context of, I think, immigration and national debt."
[New Republic / Elspeth Reeve]
"With memories of World War II, the glue that initially held the project together, now faded, the [European Union] is bound together by fiendishly complicated rules, informal codes of behavior and a passion among its bureaucrats for technical minutiae that baffles ordinary citizens."
[NYT / Andrew Higgins]
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