Global events forecast August 2017

The major news events during August 2017 will bear the signatures of Mercury, Mars, Saturn and Uranus.

Mercury is the planet of controversy, the press, journalists, commentators, writers, educators, science, discussion and wind.

Progressed Moon is sesquisquare birthchart Mercury in the US chart > end date is August 21.

Mars is the planet of strife, provocation, saber rattling, military conflicts, weaponry, missiles, bombs and guns, acts of violence, shootings, rows, feuds, drunken brawls, accidents, fires, heat waves, forest fires, the police, fire fighters and emergency services.

Progressed Mercury is opposition birthchart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart and progressed Moon is inconjunct progressed Mars on August 6.

There are 12 aspects in the Mars cycle; the US New Moon chart (July 23-August 21) has Mars in house 1; Mercury and Mars are conjunction the solar eclipse on August 21; and progressed Moon is opposition progressed Mars in the United Nations chart > end date is August 24.

Saturn is the planet of security, insecurity, safety measures, loss, disappointment, fear, grief, hardship, economy, austerity, heavy burdens, destructive weather events, natural disasters, mining and farming.

There are two aspects in the Saturn cycle; Uranus is opposition Saturn in the Uranus cycle; Pluto is parallel Saturn in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Moon is conjunction progressed Saturn in Donald Trump’s chart > end date is August 15. Saturn in his chart is in house 12 (secret activity and crime) and is co-ruler of house 5 (his children) and house 7 (foreign powers – Russia.)

Uranus is the planet of startling revelations, shocks, sudden change, social unrest, protests, demonstrations, liberation movements, freedom fighting, extremists, radical actions, emails and weird, bizarre behavior.

There are two aspects in the Uranus cycle; Saturn is semisquare Uranus in the Saturn cycle; the US New Moon chart (July 23-August 21) has Uranus in house 10 (Donald Trump’s administration); and progressed Moon is semisquare birthchart Uranus in Donald Trump’s chart > end date is August 19. Uranus is in house 10 (his job and reputation) and is cusp ruler of house 7 (foreign powers – Russia).

On July 20 transit Saturn in Donald Trump’s chart moved to form a conjunction aspect with birthchart Moon and an opposition aspect with progressed Uranus. This transit stimulation to the progressed Uranus-birthchart Moon opposition is prolonged and will end on September 30.

Donald Trump’s chart progressed to August 27, 2017

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Transit Saturn at 21 Sagittarius 11 is conjunction birthchart Moon at 21 Sagittarius 12 and opposition progressed Uranus at 21 Gemini 18 all month.

On August 24 transit MC at 2 Leo 40 is conjunction progressed MC and progressed Saturn activating their progressed conjunction aspect.

On August 26 transit Mars at 23 Leo 31 is sextile progressed Jupiter and semisextile birthchart Saturn activated their progressed square aspect.

On August 27-28 transit Venus at 2 Leo 07 in house 12 is conjunction progressed MC and progressed Saturn activating their progressed square and transit Mars at 24 Leo 38 in house 12 is square birthchart MC.

Ongoing events

Progressed Moon is parallel birthchart Moon in the Aquarian Age chart > end date is October 31

November 24: Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Mercury in the United Nations chart > Mercury is the planet of talk, debate, reports and controversy

November 29: Progressed Moon is parallel progressed Uranus in the United Nations chart > Uranus is the planet of extremists, radicalization, rogue nations, radical action, social unrest, protests and reform

December 21: Progressed Moon is parallel birthchart Mars in the United Nations chart > Mars is the planet of war, strife, rows and dissension

December 23: Progressed Moon is parallel birthchart Moon in the United Nations chart > Moon is the planet of basic commodities – food and water – and civilians

September 6, 2019: Pluto is parallel Saturn in Pluto cycle > Pluto is the planet of groups, coalitions, groups of countries, cooperation, unity, disunity, terror networks, computers, websites, insidious evil, dictators, human monsters, vile behavior, crime,  kidnapping and drastic developments. Saturn is the planet of security, counter terrorism measures, fear, grief, selfishness, protectionism, recession, crystallizing conservatism, immigration, laborers, farmers, miners, floods, storms, droughts and famines.  Cyber security/ insecurity is a key issue. The Lower-Pluto thought-force is active on many fronts.

Events for August

August 1: Jupiter is square Pluto in the sky > the forecast is for financial pressures, a drastic financial development, currency coercion, trade sanctions, religious fanaticism, drastic legal decisions and splits in the judiciary. Pluto is the planet of groups, computer hackers and cyber crime – peak power date is August 4

Jupiter is conjunction Saturn in Jupiter cycle > this aspect forecasts important financial/business news, austerity, economy, cutbacks, constrained spending, frightened money markets, financial fears, falling currencies, subdued profits – the two business planets put the focus on business/financial conditions – end date is August 8

Progressed Moon is inconjunct progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > see Earth-shaking moments: July-August 2017 – peak power date is August 6

Uranus is opposition Saturn in Uranus cycle > a high discord aspect that forecasts extreme insecurity, extra precautionary measures, a wave of radical conservatism, anti-austerity protests, unrest driven by poverty, extreme weather events, natural disasters, black-outs, radical actions by farmers, losses for the technology sector – end date is August 20

Progressed Moon is conjunction progressed Saturn in Donald Trump’s chart > Saturn is the planet of loss, burdens, disappointment, despair and pessimism – end date is August 15

Progressed Moon is semisquare birthchart Uranus in Donald Trump’s chart – Uranus is the planet of surprise developments, radical action, weird behavior, tweeting and emails – end date is August 19

Progressed Moon is conjunction birthchart Moon in the Aquarian Age chart > see Earth-shaking moments: July-August 2017 – peak power date is August 26

Progressed Moon is opposition progressed Mars in the United Nations chart > Mars is the planet of conflict, strife, dissension, weapons and emergencies – end date is August 27

Uranus is parallel Jupiter in Uranus cycle > this aspect forecasts reforms for the financial/banking sectors, a financial exposé, new financial technologies, a sudden financial shock,  surprising business news, innovative business practices, radical commercial expansion, progressive law making, shocks for the church, anti-capitalism protests – end date is September 8

Saturn is semisquare Jupiter in Saturn cycle > the forecast is for constrained expansion, a loss for a bank, a fall in profits, subdued markets, austerity measures, recession fears, higher living costs, increasing debt, subdued spending, big insurance payouts, generosity fatigue, rising pessimism, falling optimism, hard legal decisions – end date is September 25

Saturn is semisquare Uranus in Saturn cycle > event forecast trend is for extreme weather events, natural disasters, loss and hardship. Saturn makes security a key issue and Uranus is the planet of unrest, protests and radical extremists – end date is September 25

 

August 4: Transit Venus in the Aquarian Age chart is conjunction progressed Mercury and opposition birthchart Mars > activates the progressed Mercury-birthchart Mars opposition

North Korea’s Aquarian Age chart progressed to August 4, 2017

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Transit Venus at 4 Cancer 08 in house 7 is conjunction progressed Mercury and opposition birthchart Mars at 4 Capricorn 03 in house 1.

Mars is sesquisquare Saturn and opposition Sun in Mars cycle > elevates the level of Mars discord and forecasts natural disasters, emergency security situations, accidents, fires, fire-fighting, loss, hardship, despair, conflict, aggressive force, provocation, bombs and missile launches

US Mars cycle progressed to August 4, 2017

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Transit Mars at 9 Leo 51 in house 7 is sesquisquare Saturn at 24 Sagittarius in house 11 (Congress) and opposition birthchart Sun at 9 Aquarius 47 in house 1 (the people, their welfare and domestic issues).

Sun is inconjunct Neptune, sesquisquare Moon, sesquisquare Saturn and trine Mercury in Sun cycle – these Sun aspects activate the Moon-Saturn conjunction in the Sun cycle and stimulate a great deal of talk, controversy and confusion

 

August 5: Mars is inconjunct Neptune in Mars cycle > the strife and conflict is shrouded in confusion and deception, fires and fire-fighting, acts of violence and shootings – Neptune is the planet of planes, oil, gas, drugs and chemicals

Mars parallel Sun in Mars cycle starts – maintains the level of Mars discord > aggressive political moves, strife for politicians, saber-rattling, war drums, an attack on a politician, a world leader is in harm’s way – peak power date is August 10.

Progressed Moon opposition birthchart Uranus in the US chart ends

 

August 6: Progressed Moon is inconjunct progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > see Earth-shaking moments July-August 2017 – end date is September 7

Mars is sesquisquare Venus in Mars cycle > strife, heated disputation, acts of violence, women warriors, a female world leader is embroiled on conflict

 

August 8: Jupiter conjunction Saturn in Jupiter cycle ends

 

August 10: transit Sun is trine progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > activates progressed Mercury opposition birthchart Mars

Mars is parallel Sun in Mars cycle > see August 5 for event forecast – end date is August 16

 

August 11: Sun is inconjunct Pluto in Sun cycle > Pluto is the planet of groups, dictators, drastic situations, threats, intimidation, crime and corruption

Sun parallel Mars in Sun cycle starts > peak power date is August 14 – see Mars parallel Sun in Mars cycle on August 5

 

August 13: Sun is sextile Jupiter in Sun cycle > Jupiter is the planet of diplomatic moves, finances, banks, religion, hope and optimism

 

August 14: Mars is sesquisquare Mars in Mars cycle > this aspect maintains the level of Mars discord

Sun is parallel Mars in Sun cycle > see August 5 for event forecast

 

August 15: Sun is sesquisquare Venus and trine Uranus in Sun cycle > Venus is the planet of women and women’s issues and Uranus is the planet of unexpected happenings, surprise developments, protests and protestors

Progressed Moon conjunction progressed Saturn in Donald Trump’s chart ends

 

August 16: Transit Venus is square progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > activates progressed Mercury opposition birthchart Mars

Mars parallel Sun in Mars cycle ends

Mars is inconjunct Mercury in the Mars cycle > stimulates and maintains the level of Mercury-Mars discord

US Mars cycle progressed to August 16, 2017

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Transit Mars at 17 Leo 32 in house 7 is inconjunct the Mercury-Pluto conjunction in house 12 (secret activity, secret enemies, the FBI).

 

August 16, 17 and 18: transit Mars is trine progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart > activates progressed Mercury opposition birthchart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart

US Aquarian Age chart progressed to August 17, 2017

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Transit Mars at 17 Leo 56 in house 2 is trine progressed Mars at 17 Aries 58 in house 10 (Donald Trump’s administration).

 

August 19: progressed Moon semisquare birthchart Uranus in Donald trump’s chart ends

 

August 20: Sun is trine Moon and Saturn and sesquisquare Mercury in Sun cycle – stimulates the Moon-Saturn conjunction in the Sun cycle > the Moon is the planet of the common people, family life and homes; Saturn is the planet of loss, cut-backs, debt, austerity measures, fear, natural disasters and hardship; and Mercury is the planet of talk, criticism and controversy

US Sun cycle progressed to August 19, 2017

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Transit Sun at 27 Leo 21 in house 6 is trine the Moon-Saturn conjunction in house 10 (Donald Trump’s administration) and sesquisquare Mercury at 12 Aries 45 in house 1 (the people and their welfare).

Uranus opposition Saturn in Uranus cycle ends

 

August 21: The Great American solar eclipse

Progressed Moon sesquisquare birthchart Mercury in the US chart ends

 

August 22:  Mars is trine Uranus in Mars cycle > the strife and violence is sudden and unexpected, a lone-wolf terror attack, violent protests, anti-hate protests, anti-gun protests, surprise military moves, aggressive innovation, policing reforms

 

August 24: Sun is parallel Venus in Sun cycle > Venus is the planet of social events, women and women’s issues

 

August 25: Mars is sextile Jupiter in Mars cycle > the row is over money, a currency dispute, aggressive action by a bank, a trade feud, aggressive diplomatic moves, strife for the judiciary, sexual abuse strife for a religious leader

 

August 26: Progressed Moon is conjunction birthchart Moon in the Aquarian Age chart– end date is September 24

 

August 27: Mars is trine Saturn in Mars cycle > strife and destructive weather events, a heat wave, fires, emergency situations, a natural disaster, a mining accident, aggressive action by farmers, recklessness subdued by caution

US Mars cycle progressed to August 27, 2017

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Transit Mars at 24 Leo 33 in house 7 is trine Saturn at 24 Sagittarius 22 in house 11 (Congress).

Sun is sesquisquare Pluto in Sun cycle > Pluto is the planet of groups, drastic events, inversion, twisted facts, crime, criminal gangs and computer hackers

Progressed Moon opposition progressed Mars in the United Nations chart ends

 

August 28: Sun is semisquare Jupiter in Sun cycle > Jupiter is the planet of diplomacy, finances, spending, trade, religion, hope and prayer

Sun parallel Uranus in Sun cycle starts > Uranus is the planet of exposé, sensational developments, protests, strikes, unrest and radical extremists – peak power date is August 31

 

August 29: Mars is inconjunct Venus in Mars cycle > the strife and violence involves a woman, drunken violence at a social event, aggressive action by a female world leader

 

August 30: Sun is trine Mars in Sun cycle > stimulates Mars inconjunct Venus and Mars opposition Moon in the Mars cycle

 

August 31: Mars is opposition Moon in Mars cycle > violence, accidents and fires involving the common people, domestic violence, houses burning, the civilian population is in harm’s way – Mars is the planet of fire-fighters, police, emergency services and doctors

Sun is parallel Uranus, inconjunct Venus and parallel Neptune in Sun cycle > Neptune is the planet of deception, lies, fake news and oil

 

Forecast data as per aspects in the sky and the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto cycle charts.

Forecast periods are indicated. For aspects in the sky the forecast period is when the two planets are within 1° and the aspect is at peak power. Events timed by Sun aspects in the Sun cycle have a 2 day time-frame (24 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time). Events timed by Mars aspects in the Mars cycle have a 3 day time-frame (36 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time) or 6 days (72 hours either side of the aspect’s peak time) if it’s a parallel aspect.

 

 

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