12 “Parallel Economy” Businesses You Can Start Today

In a globalized economy controlled by multi-national corporations which increasingly cannot be trusted to provide the jobs, goods and services that keep society running, the movement of building localized parallel economies is gaining momentum.

  • Teaching classes that offer independence, job training and college alternatives, and mutual aid societies are some ideas to get you thinking about the types of businesses that will help build this parallel economy.

Click here to see 12 additional ideas.