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Petition: Vote Down the Cashless Welfare Card





"Dear Mr Shorten, I write to you in regard to the cashless welfare card.
I wish to raise my concerns to the continuation of the card based on a report that has apparently grossly manipulated many facts to suit a political agenda.
To highlight the point approximately 50% of trial participants said it made their life worse off, compared to 22% who said it had improved things."

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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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