Following markets around the world, Greece's already fragile economy plunged upon news that the United Kingdom voted Thursday to leave the European Union. Their "Brexit" vote has reignited calls for a "Grexit" among some Greeks. But while polls find many Greeks have an unfavorable opinion of the EU, most—including the administration of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras — want to stay.
That could change, however, as the impacts of Britain's vote continue to ripple across Europe. Greece's sizable tourism industry, for example, depends heavily on British vacationers, who now have considerably less purchasing power abroad.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the Greek view of Brexit from NPR contributor Joanna Kakissis in Athens.
Joanna Kakissis, NPR contributor, based in Athens. She tweets at @joannakakissis.
This segment aired on June 27, 2016.