INTELLIGENCE: Your 2019-2020 Annual by Eric Francis

Public Citizen: Trump’s National Emergency Declaration Paves Way for Sweeping Authoritarianism

Posted by Planet Waves


With one day left to pass a government spending bill before today’s midnight deadline to avert another government shutdown, both the House and Senate passed the measure Thursday that came out of the bipartisan conference committee earlier this week.

Ilhan Omar Grills Trump’s Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams on His Role in US-Backed Genocide in 1980s

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The new U.S. special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday on U.S. efforts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Abrams spoke three weeks after the U.S. recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s new president.

Chiron in Aries: Where to Start?

Posted by Amanda Painter

On Dec. 19 and 20, 2004, the Mars Curiosity rover used its panoramic camera to take the images combined into this mosaic view of itself. During Chiron in Aries, curiosity about, and willingness to explore, who you are may be a good starting place. Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell

Chiron enters Aries on Monday, where it will stay for the next seven years or so; the Sun enters Pisces Monday, too. Amanda Painter considers the themes of self-actualization inherent to both Chiron and the Aries Point, and checks in on a couple of today’s notable aspects.