Why “They” Want to End Cash

Governments around the world including the Canadian government are working in conjunction with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to eliminate cash and implement a new financial payment system called Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

Unlike Bitcoin and other digital currencies not controlled by a central authority, CBDC would involve complete control of our money via constant surveillance and monitoring of our every move.
— “No Cashless Digital Prison

Cashless society seems like an inevitable progression into an easier, faster and more convenient future. But this comes at a huge of cost of privacy and anonymity of cash payments, and freedom from control over people’s funds.
— “Cashless Society and the End of Freedom,” The Thinking Conservative

Allen Forrest is a writer, painter, graphic artist and activist. He has created covers and illustrations for literary publications and books, is the winner of the Leslie Jacoby Honor for Art at San Jose State University's Reed Magazine for 2015, and his Bel Red landscape paintings are part of the Bellevue College Foundation's permanent art collection in Bellevue, WA. He lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Read other articles by Allen, or visit Allen's website.