Austrian chancellor: Right to use cash should be in constitution

ER Editor: Political desperation or something else? We recall the time that Austria was the most draconian with its citizens, or at least threatened to be, over vaccines and vaccine passes. A surprising and welcome change of tone.


Austria has lagged behind other European countries on digital payments, with people clinging to coins and bills, particularly for smaller, everyday items.

“In Austria alone, €47 billion is withdrawn from ATMs every year, and on average, every Austrian carries €102 in cash,” Nehammer said on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter.

He added that 67 percent of payments under €20 are paid for in cash in Austria.

Nehammer announced a three-point plan on Thursday, appointing Finance Minister Magnus Brunner to work on it.

Under the plan, the right to cash would be protected in the constitution, it must also be possible to pay with cash, and the national bank would be obliged to provide the necessary cash flow, with banks located at a reasonable proximity to citizens.



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3 Comments on Austrian chancellor: Right to use cash should be in constitution

  1. “”For the first time in all of human History, mankind is politically AWAKENED. That’s a total new reality, total NEW reality. It has not been so for most of human History until the last 100 years. The whole world has become politically awakened. […] Most people know what is generally going on in the world, and are consciously aware of global inequities, inequalities, lack of respect, exploitation. […] Mankind is now politically awakened and staring. The combination of the two : a diversified global leadership and politically awakened masses makes a much difficult context for a major power, including currently the leading world power : the US” ”

  2. “Political desperation or something else?”

    Doublespeak. Until proven otherwise.
    Doublespeak has the aim to create big shocks in betrayed population, in order to get them more compliant following each shock. Remember the murder of Greece.
    It’s an attempt. the critters will try everything until stopped.

    Desperation will yield reasonable decisions once these critters realize that their blind obedience to nazi orders put their own lives in jeopardy, like the American military realized when they experienced the GI’s exploded too many of their officers that led them into meatgrinders. Like Ukro-officers experiment presently.

  3. Right … isn‘t this the military guy who was green lighted by the Austrian globalists to take over for the defrocked chancellor Kurz? The same military guy who announced Austrians would get huge fines and jail time if they refused the mRna shot? Wasn‘t that also supposed to be constitutionallya done deal? Is there anything these guys will not reverse when it suits them? Is there anybody who actually believes these people?

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