To great consternation of much of the euro zone leadership, the Greek people voted to reject the austerity package offered. The vote shows strong support for the governing party, but is far from clear where it will lead.
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John Foran is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Summer Gray is a graduate student in sociology at UCSB.