Monthly Archives: February 2018

Masha Gessen: Did a Russian Troll Farm’s Inflammatory Posts Really Sway the 2016 Election for Trump?

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The Justice Department recently indicted 13 Russians and three companies in connection with efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election. The indicted are accused of orchestrating an online propaganda effort to undermine the U.S. election system.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 23, 2018

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Today’s first quarter Moon marks one week since the Aquarius New Moon and eclipse. (Does it feel like it’s been longer?) What projects are you starting to build some momentum with? Do they relate at all to any intentions you set last week? With the Moon in Gemini, notice whether you feel like you have to operate on two (or more) tracks at once.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

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Later this week, there’s a Full Moon in your opposite sign Scorpio, which should do a nice job of bringing a particular discussion to a climax. Or is it an anticlimax? Here’s a clue, if you happen to remember all the way until Saturday when things get interesting. There’s an entire point of view missing from the discussion.

Planet Waves Monthly Horoscope for March 2018

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


You’re probably getting the message to up your game on the financial front, though the first thing to remember about finances is that they’re connected to everything. In astrology there are two houses connected to the money that you earn, rather than what comes to you through inheritance, and both are in the spotlight. Saturn in Capricorn is encouraging you to make a structural review of where your money comes from.

“The Time to Act Is Now”: Florida School Shooting Survivors Confront Trump, Rubio on Gun Control

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“The time to act is now.” That’s the message of survivors of last week’s school shooting in Florida. On Wednesday, the nation witnessed grieving students, parents and teachers powerfully confront the president and lawmakers over gun control in pointed — and often tense — televised exchanges.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 22, 2018

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With the sky’s present heavy emphasis on Pisces, there is a general heightening of intuition and sensitivity. Yet the Moon’s passage from Taurus to Gemini today, opposing Jupiter en route, suggests a certain rebellious impulse against anything remotely ethereal. This is not uncommon.

Flowing with the Currents and Lighting the Fire

Posted by Amanda Painter

Photo by Anthony Quintano via Flickr / CC 2.0.

With the Sun now in Pisces as of this past weekend, winter starts to loosen its grip and we begin the approach to spring (even if the weather doesn’t play along consistently). Right now we have a concentration of planets in Pisces, the last sign of the zodiac; yet as Amanda Painter describes, it won’t be long before the sky’s emphasis begins shifting again, from deep water to the fire of Aries.

“Orgies While People Are Dying”: How Charity Oxfam Allowed Sex Abuse in Ailing Countries Like Haiti

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Oxfam has been hit with dozens more misconduct allegations in the days since The Times of London revealed Oxfam tried to cover up sex crimes by senior aid workers in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake. On Tuesday, Oxfam’s leadership was questioned by British lawmakers.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 21, 2018

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Today’s Venus-Neptune conjunction is a reminder to keep idealistic expectations about the object of your affection in check. Yet it’s also an open invitation for soul-level connection with someone, or to make (or appreciate) some truly inspired art. Meanwhile, Mercury is making a conjunction to Nessus and a sextile to Saturn.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

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Many of your best attributes are hidden from plain view. You may even walk around with the sense that if people could only see you for who you really are, they would be amazed. But you’re the one who deserves to be amazed: by what you possess within yourself, by what you’re capable of, and by what you want to share with the world.