Physical cash has long been problematic for governments because it allows people to avoid the banking system, which in turn can lead to tax avoidance and bank runs. It’s much easier to control an economy when all money must remain in banks.
The Fed often uses the "natural rate" of unemployment to determine whether or not it should raise interest rates. But as with so many metrics the Fed uses, this one is based on arbitrary measures that can be manipulated to suit Fed policy.
Strictly speaking, the phrase "check your privilege" could be an invitation to debate. But in practice, it is all too often an attempt to shut down debate and to make a personal attack on one's opponent in the name of "tolerance."
It's been a light season for hurricanes and tropical storms in North America, and contrary to what many economics "experts" may think, that's a good thing. After all, natural disasters are extremely costly in terms of opportunity costs and capital.