Generation Z: Europe's first time How cash is becoming a thing of the past 2 days ago   01:22

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As we launch our election coverage 100 days ahead of the polls in May we will be meeting first-time voters - this time a climate protester in Belgium.…
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Hugh Jass
Most these young people only care about being able to travel throughout Europe easier and nothing else LOL
Big Irish Potatoe Boi
When im old enough i will vote for the right
Sheeple are Lame
Generation X are the last generation of non conformists &
N Xarigow
These youngsters voter's will never go vote they are too lazy to go and vote, and know only screens maybe they would vote on their smartphone but not going out to vote on paper, they only know how to cry and protest later. The people who never miss to go and vote are mostly 45 to 65 + who want to bring back yesterday and make tomorrow yesterday . Haha just like Trump brexit vote
unpaid troll
she is already indoctrinated with marxist ideas
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How cash is becoming a thing of the past Generation Z: Europe's first time 2 days ago   42:26

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Cashless payments are on the rise. They are fast, easy and convenient. Worldwide, cashless transactions have become the norm.

But Germany’s central bank and government are still clinging on to cash. Can they stop the move towards a cashless society? Our documentary shows who is behind the worldwide anti-cash lobby. Banks want to get rid of coins and bills for cost reasons, and politicians think less cash will cut the rug out from under criminals and terrorists. Central bankers want to abolish cash because it would make it easier for them to enforce negative interest rates. And digital payment companies like Paypal or Visa simply want to profit from money transactions and collect as much financial data about consumers as they can. Their aim is to gain complete control over our buying behavior. For example, the "Better than Cash Alliance" in New York is supported by financial corporations such as Visa or Mastercard. They say the more people that are integrated into the international financial system, the more growth and jobs it will promote. But as our financial behavior becomes more and more transparent, states are also using payment data to find out more about us. The ordinary citizen’s view of cash as a store of value, independent of third party interests, is being increasingly ignored. But for them, cash is and will remain a symbol of freedom.
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