Cultural Writing. Political Science. MARKET, SCHMARKET is a challenge to well-motivated and well-educated citizens to stop whining about the disasters being wrought by the capitalist economy and start doing something to build an alternative. The book analyses the central bases of the globalized economy - the market, trade, money and work - and proposes sustainable and humane alternatives. It argues that, now we have reached and surpassed the planetary frontier, our future depends on developing a system which is grown-up about resource constraints and responds to them intelligently and efficiently. Climate change, as well as the social malaise of late capitalism, makes it our duty to come up with something better.