Category: current affairs

Beheading
Not only was the news this morning sad, it was troubling, horrifying, grotesque, macabre — satanic even. I’m referring to the murder of the American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig and 18 unnamed Syrian troops by Islamic State. All were gruesomely killed for the camera, and the video [...]
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The White Masks Of Ebola
Someone asked last week when the white-masked people were coming to fight the black-masked Islamic State killers. Maybe the answer is, they are already here; but they’re busy. Healthworkers tackling the Ebola outbreak are sheathed in plastic. The white hoods and masks they wear do make [...]
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What Blew Cloonuddin’s Commitment-Phobia Away?
George Clooney, handsome, talented and famous, seems to unite some of the best blessings of existence. Amal Alamuddin, beautiful, successful, cosmopolitan and not just a top lawyer, but a human rights one! Cream at the top of the collective coffee cup. Both just so good on paper. Which one is [...]
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Virgins, Black Power, African Liberation…
The month of Virgo was beautiful here, one warm soft day follows another. But the weather was also strange and unseasonable. The nights draw in but the days are as warm as summer. It’s dreamlike. Being deep in the dream of Virgo this year — with the help of an opposition from [...]
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Islamic State Correction
I’m afraid I got the data wrong. I misread my own handwriting. Apologies to Geoffrey Cornelius. I had to adjust it anyway, because my software was acting up, so I’ve redone it on astro.com. Here is the corrected chart. Thanks to Elizabeth Hathaway for pointing this out. I have also [...]
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Islamic State
At the Astrological Association annual chinwag a few weekends ago, the astrologer Geoffrey Cornelius, author of The Moment of Astrology, showed a chart for Islamic State, the group claiming hegemony across northern Syria and Iraq. His reasoning for this chart was convincing, (the founding of [...]
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Astrology of Now: Open Enemies
Walk into Libra’s garden, the seventh house of the chart, and you will find yourself in a bower of sweet scented roses, treading on forget-me-nots, violas, love-in-the-mist. You might stroll down a lover’s walk through dripping wisteria to a summerhouse by a romantic lake. The [...]
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Scottish Independence: Change Is Coming
In just a few weeks, the people of Scotland will decide whether or not to remain part of the United Kingdom. This is momentous. Of course if the polls are right. Scotland will vote to stay part of the UK and we’ll all just carry on as usual. England, Scotland and Wales — Great [...]
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The Paedophile Scandal in Westminster
A massive, long-buried scandal is erupting in Britain. For decades, a network of paedophiles that included members of parliament, ministers and top civil servants operated in London, and across the UK — allegedly. Children, mainly boys, were taken from children’s homes and passed [...]
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The Al Jazeera Three
On 29 December 2013, three journalists were arrested by the Egyptian government on trumped up charges. They are employees of Al Jazeera, the international broadcasting organisation based in Doha. Today Mohammad Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohammad were each sentenced to seven years for [...]
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The Balkans Under Water
At least 50 people have died in the catastrophic flooding that began last week in the Balkans, including entire families swept away by the rising water. Around a million people have been displaced and millions more are without clean water. Last May it was Central Europe that was under [...]
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Boko Haram and the Nigerian Schoolgirls
On the night of the full moon of April 14/15, armed men broke into a school in the Nigerian town of Chibok and abducted almost 300 schoolgirls. The girls were forced into lorries at gunpoint and driven deep into the forests of northern Nigeria. They have been swallowed by darkness. We [...]
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The Mystery of the Vanishing Airplane
Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 took off from the international airport in Kuala Lumpur at 00.41 on Saturday, March 8. Just over an hour and a half later, the plane made it’s last scheduled contact with the airline. Then some time within the next hour, it disappeared. The stories conflict [...]
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Ukraine: History Is A Process
Stamps depicting traditional Ukrainian headresses. Every woman is a queen. Ukraine has Venus in Leo/Moon in Aquarius. Is Ukraine destined to be a free democracy and part of Europe or a Russian vassal state? That is what people are protesting about on the streets of the capital Kiev this [...]
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Nelson Mandela: “I Am Prepared To Die”
“…[The ANC struggle] is a struggle of the African people, inspired by their own suffering and their own experience. It is a struggle for the right to live. During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, [...]
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Astrology of Now: Cold Snap
In Blue. Wassily Kandinsky: Saturn in Scorpio, Venus in Sagittarius The weather changed yesterday and a dry, icy wind sent tiny clouds fleeting across the sky, trees rattling and swaying, branches to the floor, drifts of leaves whirling up like spirits. Autumn had arrived overnight. Today, [...]
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Astrology of Now: Stand Up To The Bullies
The Neighborhood Bully – John George Brown Politics just go nasty again in the UK. Let me explain. In this country, there’s a “Leader of the Opposition” in parliament who is the head of the main party that’s out of office, and whose job it is to question the [...]
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Al Qa’ida
On 11 August 1988, three men met in the dusty city of Peshawar on Pakistan’s northwest frontier. On that day, Osama bin Ladin, Ayman Zawahiri, and “Dr Fadl” decided it was time to set up an international jihadist organisation that would make spectacular attacks on the [...]
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Egypt Stuck On The Axis Of Change
The petition that started this wave of revolution was sponsored by a group calling itself Rebel. Uranus, the rebel planet, is currently trining Egypt’s Moon which represents the people. Egypt, or the Egyptian people, have caught, amplified  and expressed the planetary energy of now. What [...]
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Nigella: A Plutonian Story
Hands off our national treasure My friend down the road never “bakes a cake”, she “does a Nigella”. I’m sure she’s not alone. Is there a kitchen bookshelf in Britain that does not have a thumbed edition of How To Eat or Feast or some other of Nigella [...]
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