Martin Luther King: In the Name of Love

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Today is the 49th anniversary of the murder of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. In tonight’s program, after I cover the current astrology, I look at Dr. King’s chart, I talk about the now well-known FBI conspiracy to destroy him, and then I play 30 minutes of his speech linking the civil rights movement to the anti-war movement. That was 50 years ago today, on April 4, 1967.

All That Aries, and Those Aries People

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Planet Waves FM is back, with the Aries edition. I look at all the Aries conjunctions we’re currently experiencing, including the Moon passing through the Uranus-Eris conjunction tonight, and the Sun about to pass through it.

Robert Schmidt Discusses the Inventor of Western Astrology

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Tonight we have something that’s got a touch of history to it: an interview with Robert Schmidt of Project Hindsight, who in July 2016 announced that he had discovered the inventor of Greek astrology, which means Western astrology.

Interview with Ward B. Stone, American environmental hero

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In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM I drove up to Troy, NY, to meet my old friend and mentor Dr. Ward B. Stone. You may know that I have some years in as an environmental investigative reporter, and Ward was one of the people who helped me.

Venus Retrograde and the Affordable Care Act

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Sound board used for Planet Waves FM.

Tonight’s program looks more closely at Venus retrograde in Aries. I also have a segment on the political madness we’re currently living under, with a special segment on the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) provided by Democracy Now!

Venus Retrograde and Lou Reed’s 75th Birthday

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Today’s Planet Waves FM is dedicated to Venus retrograde in Aries. I’m accompanied by Lou Reed as I take you on a tour of this spiritual territory.

Pisces Solar Eclipse: Nessus, Vesta, Tantra

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In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, I dive deep into Pisces, and take a close look at Sunday’s eclipse of the Sun. I open the discussion on all things taboo, as described by Vesta (goddess of the hearth, and of sexual healing) and Nessus (centaur often associated with transgression). Music is by The Joy Formidable.

Citizenship in the Community, the Russian Connection and what LGBTQIA is So Blatantly, Obviously Missing

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In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, I start with a discussion of the current eclipse pattern, which leads into the Russian connection and the resignation of Michael Flynn, the now former national security advisor to the president. The Russian connection is going to be the gift that keeps on giving.

Leo Lunar Eclipse, Muslim Ban and How to Be an Artist

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Tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM features Carole King, whose 75th birthday is Thursday. I begin with Friday’s eclipse of the Moon in Leo, and the many, many aspects that it makes. In the second segment, I look at the litigation regarding Trump’s Muslim ban; there’s about to be a hearing in San Francisco. In the third segment, I look at Carole King’s chart.

Staying Awake in Wild Times

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In this media-themed program, I look at the Uranus-Eris conjunction, Mars on the Aries Point, as well as the forthcoming Venus retrograde. In the last segment, I bring in Andrew McLuhan as my guest, and we consider what’s going on within us and around us. For my musical guests, we have Simon & Garfunkel, with songs that are (gasp!) 50 years old and sound as fresh as the day they were recorded.

Home Stretch on the 2017 Annual Edition

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Home Stretch on the 2017 Annual Edition

Eric has informed us that he’s in the final phase of writing The Book of Your Life, and has devoted this week and weekend to finishing up. He is committed to publishing this project as soon as reasonably possible, so feel free to send some positive vibes his way this week. These are all major projects, and no sign gets neglected. Eric really wants to get the annual done, and he’s making sure it will be the best it can be.

1/21 :: Women’s Voices Heard Around the World

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The buck stops now. We do have that opportunity now. You might say that Nessus includes all that stuff about misogyny and boundary issues and sexual transgression. Nessus is on the South Node, the release point of the zodiac. And this weekend, women of the world spoke up. There was both an embrace and a vast letting go. This was not an angry protest. This was a loving protest, a statement of presence, an experiment in raising our collective voices.