This global events report correlates major international events and developments with their markers in specified astrological charts or the sky.
Events as reported by reputable news services.
December 10: UK Prime Minister Theresa May (Venus) defers (Saturn) a vote on the UK’s negotiated withdrawal agreement from the European Union. Progressed Moon was parallel birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was trine Venus in the high-discord Sun cycle chart.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (Jupiter-house 9) rules that an EU member state’s invocation of Articles 50 TEU is unilaterally revocable. Progressed Jupiter was semisextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.
December 8/9: In France about 125,000 ‘yellow vest’ protestors (Pluto-Uranus) take to the streets in the fourth consecutive weekend of demonstrations against fuel tax rises and higher living costs (Jupiter). The protests (Pluto) have been a ‘catastrophe’ (Mars) for the French economy and a ‘crisis’ for society and democracy. President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce anti-crisis measures in an address to the nation on Monday. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Uranus was opposition Saturn in the Uranus cycle.
December 8: Attempts to incorporate a key scientific study into global climate (Saturn) talks fail in Poland when delegates from the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait object to this meeting ‘welcoming’ the report. The report said that the world is now completely off track, heading more towards 3C this century rather than 1.5C. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto, and progressed Moon was parallel birth chart Saturn, in the Aquarian Age chart.
China threatens (Pluto) Canada with consequences if it doesn’t release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.
December 5: In the US a state funeral and national day of mourning is held for former president George H W Bush.
America’s chart progressed to December 5, 2018 (at 6.00pm)Progressed Midheaven (in house 5) was conjunction birth chart Saturn – the planet of mourning and cusp ruler of house 8 (death). The transit triggers for the major event were transit Midheaven in house 2 at 14 Cancer 58 square progressed Midheaven and birth chart Saturn; and transit Sun in house 7 at 13 Sagittarius 45 sextile birth chart Midheaven.
Hundreds of police (Mars) in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands arrest at least 84 suspected mobsters (Pluto) and seized about $3.1 million in a series of coordinated raids targeting a powerful branch of the Italian mafia (Pluto). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.
December 4: For the first time in history MPs in the British Government vote in favor of a motion that ministers – as a collective (Pluto) – were in ‘contempt of parliament’ (Pluto) for their refusal to publish (house 9) the full legal advice from the attorney general (house 9) on its Brexit withdrawal plan. The government then agrees to publish the full legal advice. In Britain’s Aquarian Age chart progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto in house 9.
Following large protests (Uranus) against French President Emmanuel Macron’s planned fuel tax increases (Jupiter) French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe (Sun) announces that these plans will be suspended (Saturn) for at least six months. Progressed Uranus was opposition Saturn in the Uranus cycle; and Sun was parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle.
Wall Street shares (house 5) plunge (Saturn) 800 points. In America’s chart progressed MC was conjunction birth chart Saturn in house 5.
December 2-14: World leaders convene in Katowice, Poland for the United Nation’s latest climate conference (Pluto) in Katowice, Poland to discuss the implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, which aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions globally to limit the worst effects of climate change. In the Aquarian Age chart progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto.
December 2: President Donald Trump agreed to cancel a planned tariff increase (Jupiter) on Chinese products scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2019 after China agreed to purchase a ‘very substantial’ amount of American farm, energy and industrial goods. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Mercury in the Jupiter cycle.
December 1: Protesters in central Paris clash with riot police (Mars) during a third weekend of ‘yellow vest’ rallies protesting high fuel prices (Neptune). Progressed Mars was parallel Neptune in the Mars cycle.
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