Monthly Archives: August 2018

50 Years Ago: Antiwar Protesters Brutally Attacked in Police Riots at 1968 Democratic Convention

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It was 50 years ago this week that the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago became a national spectacle, as a major political event turned into chaos that culminated with a police riot, much of it unfolding on live national television.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

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There is a longterm visitor to your sign named Sedna, one of the strangest known objects in our solar system. These visitors that can spend decades moving through one sign tend to color our whole experience of that sign, and Sedna has the theme of nobody is ever good enough. In our world of things, that would translate to nothing is ever good enough. I am not suggesting you settle for second best.

Obit Omit: What the Media Leaves Out of John McCain’s Record of Misogyny and Militarism

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John McCain, the Vietnam veteran and former prisoner of war, six-term senator and two-time presidential candidate, died Saturday at the age of 81 of brain cancer. Democracy Now! hosted a roundtable discussion on his life and legacy.

Monday Morning Horoscope for Aug. 27, 2018

Posted by Amy Elliott


Your famed tendency to self-criticism sometimes means that taking on additional responsibilities requires a sort of suspension of disbelief, until you’ve proved to yourself sufficiently that you are in fact perfectly capable. This might look to others like an odd technique, but it can work — provided you actually allow a threshold of proof that isn’t equivalent to becoming a bodhisattva.

At Last: Mars Stations Direct

Posted by Amanda Painter


By the time you read this, the Pisces Full Moon will have already peaked earlier in the day. Yet even if you can feel a situation resolving or softening in one regard, you might still be experiencing a little agitation: tomorrow, at 10:05 am EDT (14:04:52 UTC), Mars finally stations direct after having been retrograde for two full months.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

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Do we ever pause to wonder why adult Scorpios turn out the way they do? Maybe it has something to do with how power and confrontation are handled when they’re little. Lessons on these two topics come on fast and strong in the coming weeks, and in reality the energy has been hanging around for a while.

Full Moon, Mars Direct

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Tonight’s return of Planet Waves FM is timed with the Pisces Full Moon, and Mars stationing direct in Capricorn. I discuss both these events, along with recent news about the Mueller investigation and Monsanto. Music is by Vision Quest.