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How Cashless Restaurants Leave Economically Disadvantaged Americans Behind

Eater’s Serena Dai reports on the cons of going cashless

More and more restaurants are going cashless, but it puts many Americans — especially the seven percent who don’t have bank accounts — at a disadvantage. In this episode of Consider It, a Vox Entertainment Facebook Watch show, Eater NY editor Serena Dai discusses the backlash, the problems with cashless restaurants, and the legislation happening in cities around the country to require businesses to accept cash (cashless businesses are already banned in New Jersey and, soon, Philadelphia).

Watch the episode here.

How cashless restaurants are hurting the poor

Cashless businesses are on the rise, and they’re leaving many low-income, unbanked Americans behind.

Posted by Consider It on Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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