Monthly Archives: November 2018

Democracy Now! For November 30, 2018

Posted by Planet Waves


Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.

In a Historic First, Senate Advances Bill to End U.S. Support for Illegal War in Yemen

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The Senate voted Wednesday to advance a resolution to end military support for the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed war in Yemen. This marks the first time in U.S. history that the Senate has voted to advance a bill to withdraw military forces from an unauthorized war using the War Powers Resolution Act.

Of Restlessness, Retrogrades, and Choices

Posted by Amanda Painter

Photo by Amanda Painter.

How is this Mercury retrograde going for you? We only have about a week of it left (not counting a few days for things to shake back into place after it stations direct on Dec. 6); so hang in there. Against that backdrop, Amanda Painter considers this week’s quarter Moon, plus some ‘edgy’ astrology involving planets in the last degrees of their signs.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

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I’ve been in the mood to browse sci-fi these days, and I happened upon the novel 2001 by Arthur C. Clark. In it, he accounts for the turn of ape-man into modern humanity to be the result of alien intervention millions of year ago, teaching the our predecessors one simple skill — how to use a sharp rock to hunt and kill.

Brother of Honduran President Is Arrested for Cocaine Trafficking as Migrants Flee Violent Drug War

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The brother of Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández has been arrested in the United States for drug trafficking and weapons offenses. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman accused Tony Hernández of being “involved in all stages of the trafficking through Honduras of multi-ton loads of cocaine that were destined for the U.S.”