The most ordinary matters are the most meaningful right now. You don’t need to worry about big goals, grand destinations or even your personal destiny. Stay focused in what you’re doing, and in particular, take care of the material aspects: focus on keeping things running more or less on time; keep your sink empty and your sheets fresh and live the life you’re living.
In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, we visit the Standing Rock protest in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. The governor of that state has set a deadline of Dec. 5 for the camp to be evicted, and I read that chart. It’s not pretty. If we want to avoid a bloodbath, we’re going to need to join forces and get involved.
In a Democracy Now! special, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sat down with Amy Goodman at the Free Library of Philadelphia on Monday night in his most extensive broadcast interview since Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton two weeks ago. He began by speaking about Donald Trump’s election night victory and the need to rebuild the Democratic Party.
A new month on the civil calendar is nearly at hand, beginning just as a new lunar cycle initiates after today’s New Moon in Sagittarius. As Len Wallick notes, the Moon’s emergence from its shadows will correspond with what you might call the beginning of an echo from Mercury. If you listen, that echo will give you a chance to do some emerging of your own.
Cuban revolutionary leader and former President Fidel Castro died Friday at the age of 90. He survived 11 U.S. presidents and more than 600 assassination attempts, many orchestrated by the CIA. Castro died 60 years to the day after he, his brother Raúl, Che Guevara and 80 others set sail from Mexico in 1956 to begin what became the Cuban revolution.