June 1: In America the Senate (house 11) passes bipartisan legislation backed by President Joe Biden (house 10) that lifts the government’s $31.4 trillion debt ceiling; and the hurricane season starts. In America’s chart progressed Moon was semisextile progressed Pluto (cooperation).
In Senegal at least nine people are killed in clashes (Mars) between riot police (Mars) and supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko (house 4) following his sentencing to two years in jail (house 12). Progressed Sun was parallel Mars in the Moon cycle and parallel Pluto in the Sun and Moon cycles.
June 2: In India’s Odisha state at least 280 people are killed and over 900 injured when two passenger trains derail (Mars-house 3) in an accident (Mars) that also involved a collision (Mars) with a freight train. Progressed Mars was sextile Moon in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Mars and Pluto in the Moon cycle. Several hundred accidents occur every year on India’s railways (house 3). More than 12 million people ride 14,000 trains every day, travelling on 64,000km (40,000 miles) of track. In India’s chart Moon, Mercury, Saturn and Pluto are in house 3; and progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn; progressed Mercury was conjunction birth chart Jupiter – the cusp ruler of house 8 (death); and progressed Moon was square progressed Mars. It was India’s worst train accident in over two decades.
In Mexico’s Jalisco state at least 45 bags with human remains (Pluto) are discovered in a ravine during a search for seven young people reported missing on May 20. Progressed Pluto was parallel Mars and Uranus in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Pluto in the Sun cycle.
According to Al Jazeera more than 110,000 people have been reported missing throughout Mexico and there are thousands of unidentified remains in morgues and cemeteries across the country which indicates that Lower-Pluto’s presence is well-established and inflicting fear and terror on the population.
June 4: In Warsaw, Poland, hundreds of thousands of protesters (Uranus-Pluto) march on the 34th anniversary of the country’s first post-war democratic election accusing the government (Sun-house 10) of violating the constitution (house 9) and eroding fundamental rights. Progressed Uranus was parallel Sun in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Pluto in the Sun and Moon cycles.
June 6: In Ukraine the southern tip of the vast Kakhovka Dam (Saturn) collapses unleashing a torrent of water, adding flooding (Saturn) to the misery (Saturn) of thousands of people who have been caught on the front lines of the war (Mars). It’s an environmental (Saturn) disaster (Mars). The strife (Mars) caused confusion (Neptune) with Ukraine and Russia blaming each other. In Ukraine’s Saturn cycle chart Saturn is in house 1 (the people) and progressed Saturn in house 1 was parallel ascendant; in the Taurus new Moon cycle the Sun-Moon lunation is square Saturn; and in the Mars cycle progressed Mars was sesquisquare Neptune.
June 7: In North America tens of millions of people are warned of dangerous air quality as smoke (Neptune) from intense wildfires (Mars) across Canada blankets cities. Progressed Mars was sesquisquare Neptune in the Mars cycle.
June 8: Donald Trump (Sun) is indicted by a federal grand jury (house 12) for retaining classified government documents and obstruction of justice. Mars was square and parallel Uranus in the sky. In his chart progressed ascendant was sesquisquare birth chart Uranus (the cusp ruler of house 7). In America’s chart progressed Sun was sesquisquare progressed Saturn and progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Sun.
June 9: In Britain former PM Boris Johnson abruptly quits (Uranus) as a member of parliament (house 11) in a furious (Mars) protest (Uranus) against lawmakers (Jupiter) investigating his behavior. Mars was square and parallel Uranus in the sky. In his chart progressed Sun was square progressed Jupiter and progressed Midheaven was conjunction progressed Uranus.
June 10: In Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy acknowledges that his country’s counteroffensive against Russian forces is under way but gives no details. Mars was parallel Uranus in the sky.
June 13: In an historic moment a stony faced Donald Trump (Sun) pleads not guilty in his arraignment over mishandling classified, top-secret documents (house 12). See his chart progressed to June 13, 2023
June 14: In Northern Nigeria more than 100 people are killed when a boat carrying residents returning from a wedding capsizes (Mars); and at least 78 people die and many more are missing after a fishing boat carrying refugees and migrants capsizes and sinks off the southern coast of Greece. Mars was square Jupiter and parallel Uranus in the sky.
European Union lawmakers (house 11) agree changes (Uranus) to draft artificial intelligence rules (Uranus) to include a ban (Pluto) on the use of the technology (Uranus) in biometric surveillance and for generative AI systems like ChatGPT to disclose AI-generated content. Mars was parallel Uranus in the sky. (With progressed Mars parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart > peak power date was April 13, 2023 > the focus turned to the risks posed by dangerous technologies.)
In Poland thousands of people demonstrate (Uranus) against the country’s restrictive abortion law (house 9) after a woman who was five months pregnant died of sepsis (Mars), the latest such death since a tightening of the law. Mars was parallel Uranus in the sky.
June 15: In the UK a privileges committee finds Boris Johnson deliberately misled the British parliament in an unprecedented way over rule-breaking parties during covid-19 lockdowns. See his chart progressed to June 15, 2023
In Uganda militants (Mars-Uranus) linked to Islamic State kill 39 pupils and abducted six others in an attack (Mars) on a school (house 5). Mars was parallel Uranus in the sky.
A recent upsurge in war-zone fighting (Mars), attacks on civilians and accidents coincided with progressed Moon moving to form a sesquisquare aspect with progressed Mars in the Aquarian Age chart on June 10. The aspect reaches peak power on July 7.
June 19: In the West Bank six Palestinians including 3 members of the armed Islamic Jihad group (Mar-Pluto) are killed and more than 90 others wounded during an hours-long gunbattle (Mars) with Israeli soldiers. Mars was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Sun was conjunction Mars in the Sun cycle.
June 20: In more violence (Mars) on the West Bank four Israelis are killed and four others wounded when two Palestinian gunmen open fire (Mars) at a restaurant and petrol station on a highway outside Eli; and in Honduras an outburst of gang violence (Mars-Pluto) in a woman’s prison (house 12) leaves a least 41 women dead. Mars was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.
June 21: In a reprisal attack (Mars) to yesterdays killings on the West Bank hundreds of armed Israeli settlers go on a violent rampage (Mars) torching (Mars) homes and cars in the town of Turmusaya; and in China at least 31 people are killed and seven injured when gas used for cooking exploded (Mars) at a barbecue restaurant in a residential area of Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonom. Mars was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.
June 22: A deep-sea submersible (Neptune) carrying five people on a voyage to the wreck of the Titanic is found in pieces from a ‘catastrophic implosion’ (Mars) that killed everyone aboard. The implosion occurred on June 18 with Mars square Uranus in the sky; progressed Mars square Uranus in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun square Neptune in the Moon cycle.
June 24: Months of infighting (Mars) erupts into a crisis in Moscow when Russia’s FSB security service (Saturn) opens a criminal case against Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian mercenary boss (Pluto), calling on Wagner forces to ignore his orders and arrest him. After the Kremlin (Uranus) accused Prigozhin of armed mutiny Wagner fighters crossed the border into Russia from Ukraine saying they were prepared to go ‘all the way’ against Moscow’s military (Mars). The Wagner boss called for rebellion (Uranus) against the army, accusing it of carrying out a missile strike against his forces, something the defence ministry denies. Prigozhin faces arrest in Russia over ‘incitement to armed rebellion’. Vladimir Putin says an ‘armed mutiny’ by the Wagner Group mercenary force was treason, and vows to crush anyone who takes up arms against the Russian military. Mars was square Uranus in the sky stimulating progressed Mars parallel birth chart Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was semisquare Mars in the Moon cycle.
June 24: Hours after calling for a rebellion (Uranus) against the Russian army (Mars-house 6) Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Wagner group (Pluto) stops its advance towards Moscow. In a deal the Kremlin drops all charges against him and his troops and Prigozhin will move to Belarus. The weird, one day rebellion (Uranus) ended as suddenly as it started. Mars was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Uranus in the Mars cycle.
June 29: In America the Supreme Court (house 9) rules (Jupiter) that universities and colleges (house 9) must stop considering race as a factor in their admission policies. The conservative ruling dealt a setback to so-called ‘affirmative action’ efforts aimed at boosting the enrolment of Black and Latino students at top universities. And in Britain three Court of Appeal judges (Jupiter house 9) rule that the government’s controversial plan (Mercury) to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlawful as the African nation cannot be considered a safe third country. Progressed Jupiter was semisextile Mars and semisquare Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.
In France violent unrest (Mar-Uranus) spirals across major cities in a third night of riots following the deadly police shooting (Mars) of a teenager of Algerian and Moroccan descent (Uranus) during a traffic stop on June 27. Mars was square Uranus in the sky. In France’s Mars cycle progressed Mars in house 1 was parallel ascendant.
June 30: In western Kenya at least 48 people are killed in an accident (Mars) when a truck lost control and rammed into other vehicles and pedestrians at a busy junction; and in France the interior minister sends 45,000 police (Mars) onto the streets following nights of riots (Uranus). Mars was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Mars cycle.
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