The War on Cash
article by Brett Scott
illustrations by Scott Garret
"The proclaimed Death of Cash is thus an episode in the broader drama that is the Death of Privacy . . . ."
" Imagine automatic flagging systems triggered by anyone engaging in a combination of transactions deemed subversive. Tax authorities are bound to be building systems to flag discrepancies between your spending patterns and your declared profits."
Two billion people have no bank account. What happens to them?
There is a shadow economy, cash-only, what happens to that?