Believing in yourself and making an impression on the world: that’s what these weeks of your life are about. When you have confidence, you don’t need luck; you know how to take the right chances. When you have faith in yourself, people of influence notice you. You know you’re in the right place at the right time.
Today all eight remaining members of the Supreme Court disqualified themselves from ruling on whether the phone records of the ‘DC Madam’ should be released to the public. Deborah Jeane Palfrey, who ran an escort service that catered to the Washington elite, amassed thousands of clients, 812 of whom are listed in a phone register obtained from Verizon that is currently under seal by a lower federal court.
Cherelle Baldwin, a 23-year-old survivor of domestic violence, was faced with years in prison after the death of her abuser, Jeffrey Brown. UPDATE: Great news — Cherelle is free!
Paris-based photographer Danielle Voirin travels the world and documents her experiences in photographs. She takes street photography and photojournalism a shade beyond even art, to the level of mysticism. You may see more of her work on her website DanielleVoirin.com, or her alt website, DaniVoirin.com.
Amanda Painter considers what it means for Mercury to pass from Uranus to Eris over the next few days, warming up the territory for the Sun, and getting us acquainted with Uranus-Eris. The great thing about being human is that you have the power to assess and integrate “radical interventions” in ways that computers cannot.
Democracy Now! co-host and New York Daily News columnist Juan González has announced he is leaving the Daily News after 29 years. The paper’s editor described Juan as a “legend…standing up to every bully that came his way in his relentless assault on injustice.” We wish him all the best, and are very glad that he is staying with Democracy Now!