As Greece moves closer to becoming a cashless society, it is clear that the country’s attitude towards cash is reckless and dangerous. The supposed convenience of switching to a cash-free system comes with a great deal of risk, including needless overreach by the state.
Despite new ways of paying for things, cash isn’t going away. It has an important place in today’s economy, particularly the most dynamic part of it – unreported income that makes up an underground economy.
No matter how hard times get, people have to make a living. As regular nine-to-five jobs become more difficult to find people turn to making money where they can – and a lot of it is in cash. “We have seen the rise of a new generation of people who