Community Impacts of the “Great Jobs Collision”

Reposted with permission by: Dr. John Plodinec of CARRI I am a regular reader of John Mauldin’s…

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The Business Case(s) for Resilience

Republished with permission of Dr. John Plodinec. Read the original article here. Recently, the National Institute of…

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Shocks and crises – “And stresses?” – Oh, my!

John Plodinec Community Resiliency Expert

A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, else what’s a heaven for?  — Robert Browning I have…

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Dr. John Plodinec on The Role of Government in Disaster

Local government and disaster resilience by John Plodinec I am a tremendous admirer of Claire Rubin and…

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Fear, Terror and a Letter from a Young Friend

John Plodinec Community Resiliency Expert

Firestorm is pleased to share this excellent and poignant article by our friend and Firestorm Expert Council…

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Crisis of the Middle Class – Solutions

In my previous post, I talked about the danger inherent in the crisis of the Middle Class:…

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5th International Conference on Building Resilience

This blog originally posted on the Community & Regional Resilience Institute. I had the good fortune to…

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Recognizing Resilient Communities

by Dr. John Plodinec, Firestorm Expert Council Member This month, we’ve seen two regional disasters – the…

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Catalysts for Community Resilience – Institutions of Higher Education

“We all want our communities to be more resilient – better able to respond to and recover…

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The Death of Detroit – How Do the Fragile Pull Back from the Brink?

Resilient Communities are the Foundations of a Resilient America by John Plodinec, Firestorm Expert Council Member, Associate…

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