Monthly Archives: April 2017

Amy Goodman Interviews Noam Chomsky

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As Donald Trump prepares to mark 100 days in office, today’s guest is the world-renowned linguist and dissident Noam Chomsky. Amy Goodman spoke to him on Monday night at the First Parish Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The conversation addressed climate change, nuclear weapons, North Korea, Iran, the war in Syria and Julian Assange.

Four Winds Report for April 26, 2017

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Chiron is nearing the end of its eight-year sojourn in Pisces. Today’s square to the Galactic Core could be seen as something of a milestone, marking a step closer to the Aries boundary. What have you learned since 2010, both in terms of your personal healing journey and the wider environment?

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Recent years have come with special challenges in the relationship aspect of your life, and 1999 was probably no exception. Facing people with deep, dark agendas, dealing with invisible adversaries, and relating again and again to those whose energy is intense but does not flow with the speed and grace of your own mind, all show up in the picture.

Taurus New Moon, and Room to Explore

Posted by Eric Francis

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Who was Robert M. Pirsig? Tonight’s Planet Waves FM [play episode here] offers an interview (republished from NPR more than 43 years ago) with the author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, who died Monday in Maine. [We have found the whole book on PDF here.]

In Your Body

Posted by Len Wallick

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It’s plain to see how the Sun mediates Earth’s seasons. Less evident, but no less real, is your physical connection with the Moon. As Len Wallick reads the sky, your own best understanding of tomorrow’s Taurus New Moon will come not from astrology, but instead from a few minutes appreciating and being fully present in your body.

Witnesses to Double Execution in Arkansas Say Inmates May Have Suffered Botched, Painful Death

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The Guardian’s chief reporter Ed Pilkington talks about the shocking double execution Arkansas carried out Monday night, marking the first time in nearly 17 years that any state has killed two people on the same day. The executions came after legal challenges reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which rejected a stay for Williams.

Four Winds Report for April 25, 2017

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Chaos was the supreme Greek creation deity — the forebear of the primary gods including Gaia (Earth) and Eros (the love that softens hearts; also the creative/sexual life-force). It’s possible for the object Chaos to indicate in astrology the kind of crazy making we all dread; but most often it represents an access point to the fertile void.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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You have come a long way to get where you are. It’s taken you a long time and impeccable patience, and for years you’ve sorted through your mind with the approximate feeling of sifting through a box of pottery shards. You are finally starting to get a sense of your wholeness — and the strength that this offers you.

Hundreds of Thousands Take to the Streets Worldwide for the Global March for Science

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On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of scientists and science supporters took to the streets around the world in a global March for Science on Earth Day. More than 600 marches and rallies took place, with one on every continent, including on Antarctica. Massive marches occurred from coast to coast in the United States.

Monday Morning Horoscope for April 24, 2017

Posted by Eric Francis

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If you’re inclined toward people-pleasing, you might take a step back and ask what you want rather than what someone else wants. This includes being cautious of trying to impress anyone or show them that you’re of some value in order to get their approval. You’re currently under bold influences that are guiding you to stand your ground and claim your own ideas and way of life.

Four Winds Report for April 24, 2017

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Aspects by Mercury may be describing the importance of truth, which in our times is being somewhat challenged. Stoke your passion for truth today. Watch your communications — and those of others — and make a point of fostering your skeptical sense. If you find yourself tempted to conceal or obfuscate anything, consider your reasons.