How homeless people are impacted by the cashless strategy

How homeless people are impacted by the cashless strategy
A study has shown that homeless communities have been impacted during the pandemic, because more people have gone cashless.

Content Strategist Kylie Moore said her study shows carrying cash has been relied on the homeless.

“If people don’t want to touch doorknobs, you know they’re not going to want to touch paper bills," Moore said. “We were looking to see if this cashless future that so many people see coming might actually be closer than we think.”


The cashless society from an ethical point of view

The debate about the move towards a cashless society has been at the center of the scene for several years, now. Various angles have been taken by economists, politicians, banking institutions and sociologists. Beyond the technicalities of the debate, lies the question of freedom, of inter-citizen solidarity and of governmental responsibility. The debate cannot remain in the hands of financial specialists, it is first and foremost an ethical, political and societal issue.

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