Monthly Archives: May 2017

Afghan News Director: Kabul Bombing “Tragic & Huge,” Victims Mostly Working-Class Civilians

Posted by Planet Waves

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Lotfullah Najafizada, news director for TOLOnews, Afghanistan’s 24-hour news channel, speaks about the massive bomb blast in the Afghan capital that killed more than 80 people and wounded over 350 when it exploded during rush hour traffic on Wednesday morning in the heart of the city’s diplomatic area.

Four Winds Report for May 31, 2017

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You can dig deep today. In fact, you’ll probably enjoy doing so — whether that means sleuthing a mystery, engaging in deep study, or diving into some therapeutic process or introspection. Mercury in Taurus trine Pluto in Capricorn could make this opportunity quite tangible, perhaps having to do with your body.

The Planets are On the Move

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

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Tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM looks at the interesting inner-planet activity at the moment (summed up in Monday’s edition of Planet Waves). This includes Mercury, Venus and Mars all making aspects to outer planets before changing signs and forming a magnificent pattern from about June 4 through June 10.

Wisdom and Will

Posted by Len Wallick

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Nearly anybody knows wisdom when they see it. Not everybody is wise in practice. As Len Wallick reads the motions of the Moon this week, those who temper persistence with discernment are likely to be wisest of all. The question as May ends and June begins is not whether you should persevere, but how, when, where and to what purpose.

It’s okay to be real (in fact, it’s necessary)

Posted by Amanda Painter

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A little friction is often necessary in life. As Amanda Painter describes, that tension — which often comes simply from being honest about who you are and what you want or need — can help you discover who you are as you go along. This week’s Mars-Saturn opposition, along with aspects involving Venus and Uranus-Eris in Aries, and the Sun with Neptune and Nessus, fill in the details.

Did Trump Campaign Rhetoric Empower the White Extremist Who Killed Two Bystanders on Portland Train?

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For the second time in a week, a military man was killed by a white extremist. On Friday, 53-year-old Ricky Best, a retired Army veteran, and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche were fatally stabbed, with a third man critically injured, as they tried to defend two teenage girls against an attack by a man going on an anti-Muslim rant.

Four Winds Report for May 30, 2017

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Part of owning one’s sexual energy is knowing what you desire, and then choosing to be clear in attracting it or asking for it. Are you aware of when you use less-than-direct tactics to get someone else to take the lead in giving you something you want? Today Venus conjoins Eris in Aries.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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There are times when what you really need cannot come from another person, even if you have a specific exchange in mind that requires another person’s participation. Oftentimes the roles you assign to people in your life are facets of your own personality. To demand loyalty to a certain extent limits your own need to shift and change as you see fit.

Noam Chomsky in Conversation with Amy Goodman on Climate Change, Nukes, Syria, WikiLeaks & More

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This Democracy Now! special features the world-renowned linguist and political dissident Noam Chomsky. In a public conversation with Amy Goodman in April, he talked about climate change, nuclear weapons, North Korea, Iran, the war in Syria and the Trump administration’s threat to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Monday Morning Horoscope for May 29, 2017

Posted by Eric F Coppolino

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There’s a theory of personality that says the only way we learn who we are is through conflict. Mostly that means the social bump and grind that comes from asserting who you are and what you want. Currently society is set on hair-trigger when it comes to expressing any desire that can’t be fulfilled by shoving a credit card into a chip reader.