Kate Duva, aka Kate O’Rourke, is a novelist, performer and poet, as well as a mama, developmental therapist and intergenerational community educator who loves to listen to, and bring together, society’s unsung peacemakers to pool their collective wisdom and power. She is a certified Caring Economy Advocate, and in 2016 she won the Chicago Bughouse Square soapbox championship for her speech Power to the People Who Care: A Warrior Mama’s Manifesto. To connect, collaborate, join the mailing list, have a conversation, or add more voices to our growing web of stories and poems, visit the Prosocial Power webpage.
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May 2, 2017
Who can defend us against growing epidemics of violence, hate, and war? Donald Trump and his allies are vowing to “keep America safe” by cutting $54 billion from domestic programs and pumping it into our military, which is already by far the largest military in the world . The media keeps on parading lawmakers, strategists, and various “experts” to tell us what our problems are and how we should solve them. But we will never be truly safe until we pay respect to the millions of expert peacemakers who are already all around us, quietly working to keep people alive. Their works brings little...