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Greek Voters Have Just One Question: What Does Yes Mean?

How about no? The crisis ballot on a European bailout comes down to an abstractly worded query and two documents in English
An anti-austerity protest in Syntagma Square in Athens on Monday.

An anti-austerity protest in Syntagma Square in Athens on Monday.

Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

“If we go back to the drachma, then what?” asks George Beltas, a 75-year-old retired construction worker in the Greek city of Patras.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a surprise referendum for Sunday on how much more austerity his country is willing to endure, and Beltas is struggling to make sense of it all.