America needs to resist the call to end cash. In 2008, during financial collapse, many of us were a bit blindsided by the nature of the panic. It was only later that we learned there had been a run on the banks. It had all been electronic, the foreigners taking their money offshore. In 89–90, I learned the saving and loan crisis was real by seeing the lines of people outside Tahoe Savings and Loan. Just like election confidence being diminished by electronic voting machines our financial system has become ever more suspect as it moves away from the physical world to the allegedly faster and more secure digital one. However, this seems to serve the oligarchy not the people

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