Monthly Archives: April 2016

More Things in Heaven and Earth than an Algorithm

Posted by Rob Moore

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With communication planet Mercury and sex-related planet Mars fully in retrograde, we’re in a period when it can be very easy to misinterpret what’s happening at the root of our communications. Rob Moore steps back for some perspective on the double-edged sword of Facebook: quality of connection, quantity, timing and the algorithms.

The Last Gasp Of Gordon Gekko

Posted by Judith Gayle

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The populism that has begun to gel as a genuine political movement is largely based on financial issues, the one thing both sides of the political spectrum agree upon. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to citizens of the USA, whose independence was fought and won over the concept of improper taxation.

Democracy Now! — Friday, April 29, 2016

Posted by Planet Waves

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A 2011 video of peacefully protesting students at UC Davis being pepper-sprayed went viral, and the school has tried to scrub it from the Internet. The school’s chancellor, Linda Katehi, is being investigated for allegations of nepotism and conflicts of interest, as well as mishandling of those protests.

Bring It On Home

Posted by Len Wallick

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Using an apt musician metaphor, Len Wallick considers the patterns Venus makes and its ingress into Taurus, one of the sign it rules. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to bring Venus on home in a similar way.

Mercury Retrograde in Taurus: The Search for Values

Posted by Eric Francis

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During the 2008 presidential campaign, The Onion dropped a spoof newscast into the discussion. The headline: “No-Values Voters Looking to Support Most Evil Candidate.” For no-values voters, neither Barack Obama nor John McCain was acceptable to citizens “who believe in a complete lack of morals and are committed to carrying out unspeakable acts of evil.”

Democracy Now! — Thursday, April 28, 2016

Posted by Planet Waves

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Toward the end of this edition is an interview with the former finance minister of Greece, who explains the 2008 financial crisis, the Greek debt crisis and how they are related. This is essential information if you’ve ever been curious about these things.

Your Body-Mind and Mercury Retrograde in Taurus

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Today Mercury stations retrograde in Taurus; tomorrow night into Saturday, Venus enters Taurus. Amanda Painter describes how this emphasizes a review of the ways your body, mind and emotions influence one another. Get creative, get physical, get grounded and open up to the erotic fire within you.