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Ross Clark is a journalist who writes extensively for the Spectator, the Daily Mail, the Daily Express and for many other publications. For many years he wrote the Thunderer column on the Times.
Ross is also the bestselling author of How to Label a Goat: The silly rules and regulations that are strangling Britain, The Road to Southend Pier: One man's struggle against the surveillance society, A ... Read more on Ross Clark
The message and the takeaway [in The War Against Cash] for programmers, arguably, is... think just a little more about the extreme long term effects of creating a networked IT framework that completely digitises our world, because some of the consequences may end up on our own doorstep. Adrian Bridgwater, Computer Weekly.
Mr Clark’s interpretation, if enough people pick up on it, might just stop the world being changed for very much the worse. Neil Liversidge writing for the FT Adviser
So, if we can be persuaded to think that cash is spreading coronavirus, someone’s going to be coining it in. Never mind the poor, the 10 percent of the population who don’t have a bank account, ...Read more
Drive cash out of the economy and it will be a feast day for some. It is time the government spotted what is happening and put outa universal service obligation on the banks to provide us with free ...Read more
In Sweden, where 81% of all payments are digital, VAT receipts are up 30% in five years. But, says Ross Clark, author of The War Against Cash, that argument is just another bogus way in which ...Read more
The fight against cash money is quite bizarre - Ross Clark shows just how bizarre. He is an extremely successful journalist in Great Britain who has made nonsense of many modern myths in different ...Read more
... The huge lobbying operation to create a cashless society – David Cameron considered announcing that Britain would become a cashless society by 2020 – is heavily inspired by the desire to make ...Read more
"It is inevitable, in the Middle East as in the rest of the world, that consumers will gravitate towards cashless payment systems where they find them more convenient and are happy that they are ...Read more
Mr Clark’s impeccably-referenced 177-page work took me a weekend and was worth every minute invested.
... Mr Clark’s interpretation, if enough people pick up on it, might just stop the world ...
Book of the week
Governments and experts keep telling us that the future is cashless. But would doing away with physical money really make our lives easier? Or is it intended to help firms and ...
This one is punchy, well-argued and thought provoking, and if Christmas makes you angry about the amount of money spent - a lot of it cashless - then this is the book for you.Read more
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Informed Choice Radio
"A compelling, new book."Read more
In this interview, Ross Clark remarked, "We can resist it. We make it absolutely clear that we want to use cash as an option for paying for things and boycott businesses which refuse to take cash; ...Read more
Talk Radio Europe
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Abolishing rail tickets is a typical example of what the Government calls its “digital first” strategy.
It wants us to do everything online, all the time, not because it is always more ...
Politicians want to move us towards a cashless world. It would be a disaster
Abolishing hard currency would disadvantage the poor and jeopardise the economy
... It would take a little longer ...
Ross Clark, author of the polemical The War Against Cash, makes the opposite case, arguing that one day we will regret surrendering the right to pay cash. Loss of privacy and choice, the risk of ...Read more
The Two Mikes (Mike Parry and Mike Graham) interview Ross Clark
"It's a fascinating situation"
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
During the lively interview, Ross Clark was asked to read the opening page from his book whilst on air.Read more
BBC Radio 5 Live
Adrian Chiles remarked "Ross, it's good to have you on the programme. I'm a keen admirer of your work..."Read more
David Icke Blog
The cynical conspiracy to stop us using cash: Ross Clark says the push for a cashless society is all about greedRead more
Going cashless is indeed convenient - but it is for the convenience and profit of faceless corporations and the tech giants.
A 'cashless society' might sound modern and efficient but we will live to ...
Clark argues that we should cling dearly to our notes and coins and protest loudly whenever anyone tries to stop us using them.
“We will regret it if we do not,” he says. “We should boycott ...