Four Winds Report for Jan. 20, 2017

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There’s a pair of interesting aspects involving the signs Capricorn and Pisces today; together, they seem to suggest that anyone looking to subvert the dominant paradigm has some energy they can tap into. First up is Venus in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn. On one level, this speaks of intense sexuality and deep, passionate emotions.

Planet Waves Short Monthly Horoscope for February 2017

Posted by Eric Francis

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You may worry that you lack the self-confidence to do your best work, or to accomplish truly great things. It turns out that being sure of yourself is not a prerequisite for success, and that insecurity can sometimes be the best motivation. It would seem that you’re reaching upward when you feel uncertain of your foundation or your ability to stay in balance.

Democracy Now! — Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

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During Wednesday’s press conference, President Obama warned that the expansion of Israeli settlements was making a two-state solution impossible. “I don’t see how this issue gets resolved in a way that maintains Israel as both Jewish and a democracy,” Obama said.

What If ‘Age of Aquarius’ Is a Choice?

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Today the Sun enters a new sign — Aquarius — one day before the U.S. presidential inauguration. Whether that event feel like a fresh, revolutionary beginning, or more like the crystallization of questionable (or disturbing) cultural and political trends, Amanda Painter explores how either sensation could be an accurate illustration of Aquarius.

Four Winds Report for Jan. 19, 2017

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The First and Last Quarter Moons are said to be times of action. As both Sun and Moon also move into new signs today, this would seem to be a reminder that making changes for the better begins with each of us. There is no shortage of causes that could use a little more support, enthusiasm or fresh perspective. Creating the future is an ongoing process.

Democracy Now! — Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

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In one of his final acts in office, President Obama shortened the sentences of 209 prisoners and pardoned 64 individuals on Tuesday. The list included Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is now set to be freed on May 17, after Obama reduced her sentence from 35 years to seven.

Four Winds Report for Jan. 18, 2017

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In one of the sign readings for the upcoming 2017 annual edition, The Book of Your Life, Eric writes that minor planet Varuna represents “the inherent equality of all people; and the necessity that for our social order to stay intact, the most important thing we can do is to keep our agreements with people.”