“Kids Will Be Harmed by This”: Trump Admin Rolls Back Protections for Transgender Students

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The Trump administration has rescinded key protections for transgender students in public schools. The move reverses President Obama’s landmark decision last May to order public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity.

Self-Quickening: A Pisces Eclipse Travel Guide

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Sunday’s partial solar eclipse with the New Moon in Pisces is coming right up. As it happens, the Sabian symbol for the eclipse degree has “self-quickening” for its Sabian symbol keyword. And moving faster — with ease and agility (literally or metaphorically) — happens better when one offloads what’s unnecessary and travels light.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 23, 2017

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This is a good day for really knuckling down and getting on with things. Mercury’s contact with Saturn, alongside the Moon in Aquarius, suggest that clarity, diligence and a certain earnestness may be both easier than usual and well rewarded. If you’re sometimes inclined to put off tasks for just the right day, well…here it is.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

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Push your limits. Start with the one about how outrageous you’re not supposed to be. Outrageous translates to outgoing, nervy, funny, talented, assertive or sexy. Move from your center, like a well-trained dancer. Allow your presence to expand into wherever you are, and don’t be afraid to take up space and conversation bandwidth.

“A Deportation Force on Steroids”: Millions of Immigrants Could Face Removal Under New Trump Rules

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The White House is moving to greatly expand the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to deport millions of undocumented immigrants and to increase the number of immigration and Border Patrol agents by 15,000. Under rules issued on Tuesday, almost any undocumented person in the country could be detained and deported, even if they have never committed a crime.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 22, 2017

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How would you describe yourself: as looking for creative ways to positively transform your life and the world around you; or as determined to get ahead, no matter how ruthless or underhanded you need to be? True, those two positions are quite different from each other. Yet both could describe today’s square between Mars in Aries and Pluto in Capricorn.

Pisces Solar Eclipse: Nessus, Vesta, Tantra

Posted by Eric Francis

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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.

Easy On Yourself

Posted by Len Wallick

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The Moon entered Capricorn this morning, where it will continue to move until Thursday. Combined with what the Pisces Sun implies, Len Wallick recommends that you take what the Moon and a few select other planets are doing this week as a sign to go gently into your good, inner work.

A Champion of the People or Wall Street? Trump Pushes to End Dodd-Frank & Consumer Protection Agency

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As the Trump administration enters its second month, Republican lawmakers have begun a legislative attack on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was created in response to the economic crisis a decade ago. The bureau was created under the Dodd-Frank legislation, which is also coming under attack by Republican lawmakers and the White House.

Four Winds Report for Feb. 21, 2017

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Today could present an opportunity to make supportive contact between your deeper emotional realm and your physical reality. Specifically, this could happen in a way that opens a door for you to pass from one phase of awareness to another; kind of like walking over a threshold from one room to another.