As you may know, the revolutionary fever spreading through the middle east is not isolated to the Arab world. In Wisconsin, protests against anti-union measures by the governor there have mobilized tens of thousands of government employees and students since February 15th.
These protests are just the beginning of what will become a firestorm of political resistance over the next year as Uranus, planet of revolution, squares off against Pluto, planet of power and control. They were inspired by the return of Jupiter into Aries and the simultaneously square of Jupiter to Pluto in Capricorn, which mainlined confidence (Jupiter) and courage (Aries) into the souls of individuals who were fed up with the control (Pluto) of autocratic governments (Capricorn).
The face-off between Jupiter and Pluto is just above over now, but when Uranus enters Aries in a few weeks it will take Jupiter’s place in the battle against autocracy, and Uranus is a much stronger player in this game. Uranus is at the 29th degree of Pisces now, so its influence is already filtering through.
Astrology gives us a window into the real meaning of personal and world events. It cannot predict specific events, because (in the opinion of this astrologer) events are not predestined. We make choices as individuals, as communities, as nations, that can alter the course of history. But astrology does provide us with a climate report that alerts us to the energies with which we will be dealing over the next few years, and they are not pretty.
Political analysts can see the handwriting on the wall, even though they don’t understand the energetic dynamic that underlie the events. One analyst writes that the protests in Wisconsin were inspired by the revolt […]