"...without quite realizing it, without ever deciding to do so, we drifted from having a market economy to being a market society.
The difference is this: A market economy is a tool — for organizing productive activity. A market society is a way of life in which market values seep into every aspect of human endeavor. It's a place where social relations are made over in the image of the market.
The great missing debate in contemporary politics is about the role and reach of markets. Do we want a market economy or a market society?"
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