Aquarius 2022: Major global events tracker

This ongoing global events report correlates major international events and developments with their astrological markers in specified astrological charts and the sky. Its focus is on events of national-international significance as reported by reputable news services. See: Is that event important?

November 29: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg accuses Russia of ‘trying to use winter (Saturn) as a weapon of war (Mars)’ and calls on member states (Pluto) to pledge more aid (Jupiter) for Ukraine amid Moscow’s relentless attacks (Mars) on the country’s power infrastructure (Uranus). Progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

November 28: In protest hot cities across China anti-lockdown protesters (Uranus are deterred (Saturn) by a large police (Mars) presence. The current show of civil disobedience (Uranus) is unprecedented since Xi Jinping (Pluto) assumed power a decade ago. During his tenure, Xi has overseen the quashing of dissent (Uranus) and the expansion of a high-tech social surveillance system (Pluto) that has made protest more difficult, and riskier. Progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

In Mogadishu, Somali, security forces (Mars-Saturn) storm a hotel (house 4) to end a near day-long siege (Pluto) by al-Shabab fighters (Mars) who killed nine people. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

In Austria rail traffic grinds to a halt as workers (house 6) hold a 24-hour strike (Uranus-house 6) after another round of pay negotiations falls through. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 26: In China angry protests (Mars-Uranus) sparked by a fire (Mars) that killed 10 people and the countries covid policy erupt in the Xinjiang region and Beijing. Nationwide covid infections keep setting records. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle; and progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 25: As winter bites (Saturn) millions of people in Ukraine are without heat or power (Uranus) after the most devastating Russian air strikes (Mars-Neptune) on its energy grid with residents warned to brace for further attacks and stock up on water, food and warm clothing. Mars was square Neptune and Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

In the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fighting (Mars) in the country’s east between Congolese troops and M23 rebels resumes even though a ceasefire brokered by African leaders goes into effect at 6.00pm. The armed group (M23-Mars-Pluto) says the ceasefire deal (Jupiter) ‘doesn’t really concern’ them. Progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter and opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.  

In Spain thousands of protesters (Uranus) take to the streets in Madrid and Barcelona to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence (Mars) against Women (Venus). Progressed Venus was trine Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Uranus was sextile Venus in the Uranus cycle.

November 24: Eastern Europe’s arms industry (Mars) is churning out guns, artillery shells and other military supplies at a pace not seen since the Cold War as governments in the region lead efforts to aid (Jupiter) Ukraine in its fight (Mars) against Russia. Mars was conjunction Jupiter in the current Jupiter cycle chart.

Russia’s parliament (house 11) approves a bill that widens a prohibition (Pluto) of ‘LGBT propaganda’ and restricts the ‘demonstration’ of LGBT behaviour, making any expression of an LGBT lifestyle almost impossible. Progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.

China reports record high covid19 infections (Mars) with cities nationwide imposing localised lockdowns (Pluto), mass testing and other curbs that are fuelling frustration and darkening (Saturn) the outlook for the world’s second largest economy. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

In the UK thousands of postal workers, university lecturers and schoolteachers go on strike (Uranus) to demand better pay and working conditions amid the country’s cost of living crisis. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 23: The European Parliament (house 11) designates Russia a state sponsor of terrorism (Pluto), arguing that its military strikes (Mars) on Ukrainian civilian targets (Moon) such as energy infrastructure, hospitals (house 12), schools (house 5) and shelters violate international law (Jupiter-house 9). Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.

In Ukraine at least six civilians are killed and officials are forced (Pluto) to shut down three nuclear reactors (Pluto) due to power outages (Uranus) in the latest wave of Russian missile strikes (Mars). Moldova was not directly hit but faced widespread blackouts as half the country lost power. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

In retaliation (Mars) for a bomb attack (Mars) in Istanbul on November 13 Turkey carries out an air offensive (Mars-Neptune) against the YPG militia (Mars) in northern Syria in order to secure (Saturn) its southern border. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

The World Health Organization says there is now an imminent threat (Pluto) of measles spreading (Mars-Saturn) in various regions globally, as covid-19 led to a steady decline (Saturn) in vaccination coverage and weakened surveillance of the disease (Saturn). Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

In America seven people are dead following a mass shooting (Mars-Pluto) at a Walmart store in Virginia; and in Israel two bombs explode (Mars) at bus stops in Jerusalem killing a 16-year-old boy and wounding at least 14 other people in what appears to be an attack by Palestinian militants (Mars-Uranus). Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Pluto was parallel Mars in the Pluto cycle.

In a rare show of open dissent (Uranus) in China hundreds of workers (Saturn-house 6) join protests (Uranus) at Foxconn’s flagship plant with some smashing surveillance cameras (Pluto) and windows. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 22: In South Africa seven unions (house 6) – representing about 800,000 public servants (house 6), including those working in hospitals, schools and police stations – march in eight of the country’s provinces on a nationwide ‘National Day of Action’ strike (Uranus) demanding better wages (house 2). Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 21: A powerful 5.6 magnitude earthquake (Saturn-house) hits Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing at least 162 people and injuring hundreds of others. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars and semisquare Saturn in the Saturn cycle.

November 20: At the COP27 climate summit in Egypt (Pluto) countries adopt a hard-fought final agreement that sets up a fund (Jupiter) to help poor countries (Saturn) being battered by climate disasters (Saturn), but does not boost efforts to tackle the emissions causing them. Progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Saturn was semisquare Saturn in the Saturn cycle.

November 19: Russia’s onslaught of missile strikes (Mars) has crippled almost half of Ukraine’s energy system (Uranus) with authorities in Kiev warning the capital could face a ‘complete shutdown’ of the power grid (Uranus) as winter (Saturn) sets in. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was trine Moon in the Saturn cycle.

In America a gunman (Mars) kills at least five people and injures 25 others inside a LGBTQ nightspot (house 5) in Colorado Springs. Mars was square Neptune in the sky. In America’s chart progressed Moon was trine birth chart Mars in house 1. The shooting was the latest in over 600 mass shootings in America this year.

November 18: North Korea fires an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) (Mars), a day after launching a smaller missile and warning of ‘fiercer military responses’ to the United States boosting its security presence in the region. Progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

In America a judge (Jupiter) in California sentences Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to 11 years and three months in prison (house 12) for defrauding (Neptune) investors in her now-defunct blood testing startup that was once valued at $9 billion. Progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Neptune was sesquisquare Pluto in the Neptune cycle.

The US determines that Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader – Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Pluto) – has immunity from a lawsuit (Jupiter) filed by murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancé. Progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.

Two days before the start of the World Cup Soccer tournament (house 5) in Qatar the sale (Jupiter) of alcohol (Mars) is banned (Pluto) at eight stadiums after Fifa changed its policy. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars and sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.

November 17: A Dutch court (Jupiter-house 9) finds three men guilty of murder for shooting down MH17 passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 people. Progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was sextile Mercury in the Jupiter cycle.

In America Starbucks workers house 6) at more than 100 US stores strike (Uranus-house 6) seeking better pay (house 2), more consistent schedules and higher staffing levels in busy stores. Uranus is conjunction Moon in America’s Uranus cycle chart; and progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus.

In Turkey an Istanbul court (Jupiter) has sentenced a televangelist (Jupiter-house 9) who surrounded himself with scantily clad women he called ‘kittens’ to 8,658 (?!?) years in prison. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

According to the Economist commenting on the collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX cryptocurrency exchange (Taurus-Uranus-house 2): ‘Today there is nothing left but 1m furious creditors (house 8), dozens of shaky crypto firms (house 10) and a proliferation of regulatory and criminal probes (Pluto-house 12). The more that comes out about the demise of FTX, the more shocking (Uranus) the tale becomes. The exchange’s own terms of service said it would not lend customers’ assets (house 8) to its trading arm. Yet of $14bn of such assets , it had reportedly lent $8bn-worth (Jupiter) to Alameda Research, a trading firm (house 10) also owned by Mr Bankman-Fried. In turn, it accepted as collateral its own digital tokens (Uranus), which it had conjured out of thin air (Neptune). A fatal run on the exchange exposed the gaping hole in its balance-sheet. To cap it all, after FTX declared bankruptcy (Saturn) in America, hundreds of millions of dollars (Jupiter) mysteriously (Neptune-house12) flowed out of its accounts. 
 
The high-speed implosion (Mars-Uranus) of FTX has dealt a catastrophic blow (Mars) to an industry with a history of failure (Saturn) and scandals. Never before has crypto (Jupiter-Uranus) looked so criminal, wasteful and useless.’ Progressed Mercury was square birth chart Jupiter and progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle; progressed Jupiter was sextile Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; and Saturn was parallel Uranus (in Taurus) and Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

November 16: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says a deadly explosion (Mars) in Poland was probably the result of Ukrainian anti-aircraft fire, but that Russia bears ‘ultimate responsibility’ since Moscow is behind the war. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Mars in the Sun cycle.

In Iran five people have been sentenced to death (Pluto) on the charge of ‘enmity against God’ (Mars-Jupiter) in connection with the recent anti-government protests. Progressed Moon was sesquisquare Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

November 15: Russia pounds Ukraine’s energy facilities with its biggest barrage of (85) missiles (Mars) causing widespread blackouts; in Poland an explosion (Mars) kills two people in Przewodow, a village in the east of the country near the border with Ukraine; and Poland’s prime minister calls an urgent meeting of a committee for national security and defense affairs. Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; Mars was square Neptune in the sky; progressed Pluto was parallel Mars in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Mars in the Sun cycle.

The G20 summit (Pluto) of world leaders (Sun) opens in Bali, Indonesia. Progressed Mercury was semisquare progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

November 14: In California more than 48,000 academic workers (Mercury-house 6) in the state’s university system (house 9) strike (Uranus) over what they say are unfair labor practices (house 6) and low wages (house 2). Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 13: In Istanbul, Turkey, an explosion (Mars) kills 6 people and injures 81. Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

In Mexico tens of thousands of people protest (Uranus) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s plan to overhaul the country’s electoral commission INE in what they fear (Saturn) would concentrate power (Sun) in the hands of the government; and in Tirana, Albania, tens of thousands of anti-government protesters gather to protest against corruption and the country’s cost of living crisis. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 12: Big tech (Uranus-Neptune) has big problems. After a bull run that lasted years, the sector is suffering a sharp correction (Uranus). Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft (Neptune) have collectively lost $2trn in stockmarket value in the past year. According to Crunchbase, a data provider, more than 60,000 American techies have lost their jobs in 2022. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky.

China reports 14,878 new covid-19 infections (Mars), including a record number of new daily cases in Beijing and the manufacturing hubs Guangzhou and Zhengzhou. Mars was square Neptune and Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky.

November 11: In Kherson, southern Ukraine, tens of thousands of Russian troops complete their lightning-fast retreat (Uranus-Saturn) across the Dnipro river. There was dancing in the streets as Ukrainian soldiers (Mars) are welcomed by jubilant (Jupiter) residents. Volodymyr Zelensky says Kherson is ‘our city. It was the only regional capital taken by Russia after its February’s invasion. The retreat is seen as one of its biggest setbacks (Saturn) of the war (Mars). Saturn was parallel Uranus and Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Jupiter in the Sun cycle.

Crypto giant FTX – the world’s second largest crypto exchange (Jupiter) – collapses into bankruptcy (Saturn). It was a major turn of fortune (Uranus) for Sam Bankman-Fried who stepped down as chief executive. It took just over a week for his FTX empire to collapse, shaking confidence in the already troubled crypto market. Progressed Mercury was square birth chart Jupiter and progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Sun was trine Jupiter in the Sun cycle; Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

November 9: Meta Platforms Inc (Neptune) says it will layoff  (Saturn) more than 11,000 employees (house 6) as it battles soaring costs (Jupiter) and a weak advertising market (house 9); and cryptocurrencies (Uranus-house 2) decline sharply (Saturn) as investors (house 8) fret about the stability of the sector and the financial health (Jupiter) of major exchange FTX. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky.

November 7: At the COP27 summit in Egypt UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres reports that ‘We are on a highway to climate hell (Saturn) with our foot on the accelerator (Mars)’. Progressed Mars was conjunction birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was trine Saturn in the Mars cycle.

November 6: The UN climate summit (Saturn-Pluto) kicks off in Egypt with delegates from nearly 200 countries agreeing to discuss compensating poor nations for the mounting damage linked to global warming. Progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn and Uranus in the Sun cycle.

Anti-government dissent (Uranus) rages on in Iran as hardline lawmakers (Saturn) urge the judiciary (Jupiter) to ‘deal decisively’ with perpetrators of the unrest (Uranus) and the country’s national currency, the Iranian rial (house 2), hits a new all-time low; and in the UK thousands of people join a demonstration (Uranus) in London, calling for general elections amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Uranus in the Sun cycle.

November 5: Thousands of people across Peru take to the streets in anti-government protests (Uranus) demanding the resignation of embattled President Pedro Castillo whose government is under investigation for corruption; and pilots at Kenya Airways down tools and go on strike (Uranus) resulting in the cancellation of dozens of flights and thousands of stranded passengers. Progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Uranus in the Sun cycle.

In Kostroma, Russia, thirteen people are killed when a fire tears through a crowded nightclub. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle.

November 4: Twitter Inc (Neptune) temporarily closes its offices and cuts workers’ access to internal systems after telling employees (house 6) they would be informed by email (house 3) about whether they were being laid off. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was opposition Uranus (Elon Musk) in the Sun cycle.

November 3: Despite government attempts to contain unrest the protests (Uranus) in Iran rage on. Progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Uranus in the Sun cycle.

The Bank of England raises (Jupiter) its key interest rate (house 2) to 3 percent – the biggest rate hike in 33 years – and warns the UK economy is in a recession (Saturn) that could last two years. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Moon and Mars in the Jupiter cycle; progressed Mars was conjunction birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was parallel Saturn in the Sun cycle.

November 2: The Ethiopian government and forces from the northern region of Tigray sign a cease-fire truce (Jupiter). Progressed Jupiter was sextile Mercury and conjunction Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

With the US battling its worst outbreak of inflation (Neptune) in 40 years the Federal Reserve raises interest rates (Jupiter) by 0.75 percentage points to take the bank’s benchmark lending rate to 3.75-4%. Progressed Jupiter was sextile Mercury and parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

November 1: In Iran university students hold sit-down strikes (Pluto) in support of the anti-government protests (Uranus); and in Brazil supporters of Jair Bolsonaro escalate their election defeat protests disrupting fuel, grain and meat industries. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; progressed Pluto was parallel Uranus in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

In Ecuador five police officers (Mars) are killed in explosive attacks at overcrowded and violent penitentiaries (house 12) prompting President Guillermo Lasso to declare a state of emergency in two provinces. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle.

In the United States manufacturing activity (Mars) grew at its slowest pace (Saturn) in nearly two and a half years in October as the Federal Reserve’s aggressive push to raise interest rates to quash inflation cools demand for goods; and in Asia manufacturing (Mars) output weakened (Saturn) in October as global recession fears and China’s zero-covid policy hurt demand. Progressed Mars was conjunction birth chart Saturn in the Aquarian Age chart.

October 31: Despite Russia’s suspension the food (Moon-house 6) flows as cargo ships (Jupiter) carrying 354,500 tonnes of grain, the most shipped in one day from Ukraine since exports resumed, set sail with Turkey promising (Neptune) to keep grain moving to the world. Progressed Moon was sesquisquare birth chart Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Jupiter was parallel Moon and Mars in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Neptune in the Sun cycle.

In Goma, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), thousands of protestors (Uranus) denounce Rwanda’s alleged support of M23 rebels, as Kinshasa recalls its interim acting ambassador from Kigali in a further souring of relations. Progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

The Russian parliament approves bills (Jupiter) aimed at further constricting (Saturn) the country’s marginalised LGBT (Uranus) community. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

Inflation (Neptune) in the Eurozone jumps to record 10.7 percent.

October 30: In Ahmadabad, India, 134 people are killed when a suspension bridge collapsed. It was one of the country’s most deadly accidents (Mars) in the past 10 years. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was trine Saturn and square Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 29: Russia suspends (Pluto) participation in a UN-brokered Black Sea grain deal (Jupiter) after what it said was a major Ukrainian drone attack (Mars-Neptune) on its fleet in Crimea, dealing a blow to attempts to ease the global food crisis. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle; and progressed Jupiter was conjunction Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

In Seoul, South Korea, at least 153 people are killed and 150 injured in a Halloween celebration crowd-crush (Pluto). Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Pluto was parallel Mars in the Pluto cycle; and Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

In Mogadishu, Somalia, at least 100 people are killed and 300 wounded in two car bomb explosions (Mars). Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 28: Elon Musk takes over the social media company Twitter (Neptune). Progressed Moon was sesquisquare progressed Mercury and opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was conjunction Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

Tropical storm Nalgae (Saturn) slams into Maguindanao province, Philippines, with flooding (Saturn) and landslides (Saturn) claiming 72 lives with dozens feared buried. Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was parallel Venus in the Saturn cycle.

In Prague, Czechoslovakia, thousands of anti-government protesters (Uranus) demand the centre-right government step down to allow an early election and calling for talks with Russia on gas supplies ahead of winter. Progressed Uranus was semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

October 27: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) releases its annual Emissions Gap report showing that current commitments by governments (Sun-house 10) to curb the rise of global temperature (Saturn) are ‘woefully inadequate’ (Saturn). It warned that the planet is heading for ‘climate catastrophe’. Saturn was square Uranus in the sky; and progressed Pluto was parallel Saturn in the Pluto cycle.

In Colombo, Sri Lanka, thousands protest (Uranus) with civil rights groups (Pluto), trade unions (house 6) and students (house 5) expressing their discontent (Uranus) over the economic situation and the brutal suppression (Mars-Pluto) of previous demonstrations. Progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

China reports its third straight day of more than 1,000 new covid cases (Mars) with cities from Wuhan in central China to Xining in the northwest doubling down on covid-19 curbs, sealing up buildings, locking down districts (Pluto) and throwing millions into distress. Progressed Mars was trine Saturn in the Mars cycle; and progressed Saturn was parallel Venus in the Saturn cycle.

In Mexico same-sex marriage (house 7) becomes legal nationwide when the state of Tamaulipas votes to make it legal. Progressed Uranus was sextile Venus in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Jupiter was conjunction Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

October 26: In Iran at least 15 people are killed and 40 others injured in an attack (Mars) on a Shia religious shrine (Jupiter) in the southern city of Shiraz; and in Saqqez clashes (Mars) erupt as thousands of people attend Mahsa Amini’s memorial (Jupiter) marking 40 days since her death. Jupiter was conjunction Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

In Sudan thousands of protesters (Uranus) rally across the country, demanding civilian government as they mark the first anniversary of the coup (Pluto); and thousands of Palestinians take to the streets across the Gaza Strip, denouncing (Uranus) the killing of six Palestinians by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus. Progressed Uranus was sextile Venus and semisquare Uranus in the Uranus cycle.

Australia’s inflation rate (Neptune) soars to 7.3%, a 32 year high. Jupiter is conjunction Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.

October 25: At least six Palestinians are killed and 17 wounded during clashes (Mars) with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank. Progressed Mars was parallel Moon in the Mars cycle.

October 23: China’s Xi Jinping secures an unprecedented third leadership term and introduces a new Politburo Standing Committee stacked with loyalists, cementing his place as the country’s most powerful ruler since Mao Zedong. An assessment of his birth date planets is presented here

Thousands of protesters (Uranus) in Berlin, Washington and Los Angeles march in support of anti-government demonstrators in Iran; thousands of anti-government protesters in Hungary march through Budapest demanding higher wages (house 2) for teachers and a curb on surging inflation (Neptune); and thousands of anti-government protesters in Moldova denounce steep price rises (Jupiter), particularly for gas bought from Russia. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Uranus was semisextile Venus in the Uranus cycle.

Communities on the west coast of Mexico brace for damaging winds, a dangerous storm surge (Saturn) and flash flooding as hurricane Roslyn makes landfall; and communities on the east coast of Australia brace for major flooding (Saturn) as river levels rise in the wake of extreme rain. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Mars was trine Saturn in the Mars cycle.

A Russian military jet (Neptune) crashes (Mars) into a residential building in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, killing two pilots. Progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 22: Tens of thousands of protesters (Uranus) in six German cities gather to demand a more just (Jupiter) distribution of government funds (house 8) to deal with rising energy prices and living costs (Jupiter) and a faster transition (Mars-Pluto) away from fossil fuels (Saturn). Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

October 21: Australia promises (Neptune) millions of dollars in support (Jupiter) for Pacific island nations to address the ‘existential threat’ of climate change. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Moon in the Jupiter cycle.

Inflation (Neptune) in Sri Lanka hits a record 73.7 percent.

The US congressional committee (Pluto) investigating last year’s attack on the United States Capitol issues a subpoena demanding (Pluto) that former President Donald Trump testify by November 14. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Sun was square Pluto in the Sun cycle.

October 20: UK Conservative (Saturn) Party leader Liz Truss resigns after her disruptive (Uranus) leadership shatters the country’s reputation for financial stability (Jupiter) and left many people poorer (Saturn). Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

In Chad security forces (Mars-Saturn) open fire on anti-government demonstrators (Uranus) in the country’s two largest cities killing a reported 30 people in the capital N’Djamena and 32 in Moundou. The main hospital (house 12) in N’Djamena was overwhelmed with doctors (Mars) tending scores of people with gunshot wounds. Saturn was parallel Uranus and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky; and Chad’s President Mahamat Idriss Deby declares a state of emergency (Mars) over flooding (Saturn) that is affecting more than a million people in the country. Floods are not uncommon but this year, the rains came early and were the heaviest in decades. Progressed Mars was trine Saturn in the Mars cycle.

In Sudan at least 150 people are killed during two days of fighting (Mars) in the latest ethnic clashes (Uranus) over land disputes (Saturn-Mars) in the southern Blue Nile state. Protesters (Uranus) in the states capital Damazin took to the streets condemning a conflict that has killed hundreds this year. Mars was parallel Pluto and Saturn was parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Mars was trine Saturn in the Mars cycle.

In Ukraine, authorities curb power usage (Saturn-Uranus) nationwide for the first time (Uranus) after Russian attacks damage critical infrastructure. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

In Lebanon a deadly cholera outbreak (Saturn-house 6) is ‘spreading rapidly (Mars)’, with cases rising after the virulent disease (Mars-Saturn) spread from neighboring Syria. Progressed Mars was trine Saturn in the Mars cycle.

October 19: Vladimir Putin (Pluto) declares martial law (Mars) in four Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine that Moscow claimed last month as its own territory. Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Pluto was parallel Mars in the Pluto cycle.

Belarus is unable to repay its foreign currency-denominated debt (house 8) due to sanctions (Pluto) imposed on it by the European Union and the United States. On Monday (October 17) the World Bank (Jupiter) placed all loans (house 8) made by its main lending arm to Belarus into ‘nonperforming‘ status effective immediately, citing overdue payments amounting to $68.43 million. Progressed Jupiter was conjunction Mars and semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

British inflation (Neptune) jumps back above 10 percent in September on soaring food prices (Jupiter), with the country gripped by a cost of living crisis (Jupiter). The Jupiter cycle was active throughout September.

October 18: Thousands of people take to the streets in dozens of cities across France as transport workers (Saturn-house 3) stage a nationwide strike (Uranus) for higher salaries (Jupiter-house 2) and some high school teachers and public hospital employees (house 6) went on strike. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

October 17: In Ukraine swarms of explosive-laden ‘kamikaze’ drones (Mars-Neptune) target Kyiv killing at least four people and targeting energy facilities; and a Russian fighter plane (Mars-Neptune) crashes (Mars) into a residential building in the southern city of Yeysk engulfing apartments in a fireball (Mars) and killing four people. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was square Neptune in the Mars cycle.

October 16: In Paris, France, tens of thousands of angry protesters (Uranus) march ‘against the high cost of living (Jupiter) and climate inaction (Saturn)’. A three week refinery strike (Uranus) has caused fuel shortages across the country. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

China’s Communist Party congress opens in Beijing.

October 15: Unrest (Uranus) erupts in Tunisia as thousands of anti-government protesters (Uranus) in the capital Tunis denounce President Kais Saied’s moves to consolidate political power and demand accountability for the country’s long-running economic crisis (Saturn).  Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

In Russia at least 11 people are killed and 15 more wounded at a military training ground (house 6) when two attackers (Mars) opened fire on a group of volunteers (house 12) who wished to fight (Mars) in Ukraine; and in central Mexico unidentified gunmen (Mars) open fire in a bar in the city of Irapuato shooting dead six women and six men. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto and Moon in the Mars cycle.

The government in Uganda implements an overnight curfew in Mubende and Kassanda districts, the epicentre of an Ebola epidemic, closing places of worship and entertainment, and restricting movement into and out of two districts affected by Ebola for 21 days. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Saturn in the Sun cycle.

And Crete’s Heraklion region is hit by torrential rain and flash flooding (Saturn-Uranus).

October 15: Unrest (Uranus) erupts in Tunisia as thousands of anti-government protesters (Uranus) in the capital Tunis denounce President Kais Saied’s moves to consolidate political power and demand accountability for the country’s long-running economic crisis (Saturn).  Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was semisquare Uranus in the Jupiter cycle.

The government in Uganda implements an overnight curfew in Mubende and Kassanda districts, the epicentre of an Ebola epidemic, closing places of worship and entertainment, and restricting movement into and out of two districts affected by Ebola for 21 days. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Saturn in the Sun cycle.

And Crete’s Heraklion region is hit by torrential rain and flash flooding (Saturn-Uranus).

October 14: Communities in three Australian states are ordered to evacuate as torrential rain brings major flooding. Parts of the country have received more than three times their average October rainfall in just 24 hours. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Sun was trine Saturn in the Sun cycle.

An explosion (Mars) inside a coal mine (Saturn-house 4) in northern Turkey probably caused by flammable gases (Mars-Neptune) kills at least 41 people with rescuers trying to bring dozens of others trapped inside the mine to the surface. Mars was square Neptune and Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

At an annual rate of 8.2% shoppers in America are struggling with surging inflation. Meanwhile in Argentina inflation is set to top 100% this year with citizens struggling to survive. You can blame it on the war in Ukraine, failure to heed the warning signs and the current Jupiter cycle.

October 13: The US House of Representatives committee (house 11-Pluto) probing the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol by Donald Trump’s supporters votes unanimously to subpoena (Mercury) the former president, a move that could lead to criminal charges if he does not comply. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

Five people including an off-duty police officer (Mars) are shot dead (Mars-house 8) in Raleigh, North Carolina, triggering a massive manhunt that shut down part of city for hours and resulted in the arrest of a juvenile suspect. Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

Rival Palestinian factions meeting in Algiers agree on a reconciliation deal (Pluto-Jupiter) that aims to resolve 15 years of discord through new elections in the occupied Palestinian territories. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

Unrest, protests and strikes (Uranus) in response to the death of Mahsa Amini have spread across Iran. The ayatollahs have denounced the protests as foreign plots and have reinforced the police units of ideological paramilitaries (Mars). The mostly women protestors (Venus-Uranus) chant ‘Women, Life, Freedom!’ It’s all about freedom (Uranus) and the repressions (third decanate of Aquarius) imposed by an authoritarian regime. The loyalty of the army will be tested. Progressed Venus is trine progressed Uranus in the Aquarian Age chart. Expect an upsurge in the unrest and major developments from October 18 to December 7 when progressed Uranus is sextile Venus in the Uranus cycle > peak power date is November 11.

October 12: The United Nations General Assembly (Pluto) votes 143 to 5 to condemn Russia’s ‘attempted illegal annexation’ of four partially occupied regions in Ukraine and urged countries not to recognise the move; and backs a resolution that reaffirms the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognised borders. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

North Korea (Pluto) test-fires a pair of long-range strategic cruise missiles (Mars). Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

In Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince violence (Mars) grips the streets and no one is spared from the insecurity (Saturn) wrought by (Pluto’s) armed gangs. Progressed Mars is conjunction birth chart Saturn and parallel progressed Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist and right-wing host and operator of Infowars (a lower-Pluto person who is controlled by sordid inner-plane intelligences), is ordered to pay $US965 million ($1.5 billion) (Jupiter) in damages to families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre for falsely claiming they were actors who faked the tragedy. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age; Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.

October 11: Negotiators (Jupiter) from Lebanon and Israel reach a ‘historic’ agreement to end a long-running maritime border dispute (Mars-Jupiter) in the gas-rich Mediterranean Sea. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was inconjunct Jupiter in the Sun cycle.

October 10: In brutal payback (Mars) for the attack on the Russia-Crimea road-rail bridge on October 8 Vladimir Putin (Pluto) launches a barrage of missile strikes (Mars) across Ukraine. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age; progressed Pluto was parallel Mars in the Pluto cycle; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

In Zelensky’s chart progressed Moon was opposition progressed Pluto > peak power date is October 23. Progressed Mercury trine birth chart Mars in his chart which activated their high-discord birth chart opposition and scripted Russia’s invasion in February ended October 7.

In Venezuela a landslide (Saturn) fuelled by flooding and days of torrential rain kills at least 36 people with 56 missing. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

October 9: North Korea (Pluto) fires two ballistic missiles (Mars), the seventh such launch by Pyongyang in recent days. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

October 8: A powerful blast (Mars) damages Russia’s road-and-rail bridge to Crimea. It’s a prestigious symbol of Moscow's annexation of the peninsula and the key supply route to forces battling to hold territory captured in southern Ukraine. Mars was square Neptune and parallel Pluto in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

Nationwide anti-government demonstrations (Uranus) in Iran enter a fourth week with female students (Venus) in Tehran chanting ‘get lost’ as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visits their university campus and condemns protesters enraged by the death of Mahsa Amini. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

Ten people are killed in an explosion (Mars) at a petrol station in the Irish county of Donegal. Mars was square Neptune in the sky; and progressed Mars was parallel Moon in the Mars cycle.

October 7: At least 57 students (Mercury-house 5) are poisoned (Neptune) by an unidentified substance in a rural secondary school (house 5) in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. It was the third mass poisoning reported over the past two weeks. Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

October 6: In northeast Thailand a former policeman (Mars) kills at least 35 people, including 24 children (house 5), during a knife and gun rampage (Mars-Pluto) at a daycare centre (house 5) before shooting dead his wife, child and himself. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart stimulating major aspect progressed Mars parallel progressed Pluto; progressed Mars was parallel Moon and Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

US President Joe Biden announces a sweeping pardon (Jupiter) for thousands of people convicted of marijuana possession (Neptune) under federal laws (house 9), penalties that have disproportionally affected Black and other people of colour across the United States. Jupiter was conjunction Neptune in the Jupiter cycle; progressed Jupiter was parallel Moon and conjunction Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Jupiter in the Sun cycle.

October 4: Ukraine hammers Russian forces into retreat (Saturn) on east and south fronts. Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was trine Mars in the Sun cycle.

Wall Street (house 5) makes strong gains and Asian share markets follow suit with investors (house 8) hopeful (Jupiter) that future global interest rate rises (Jupiter) will become less aggressive (Mars); but is the Swiss bank, Credit Suisse, (Jupiter) on the brink of collapse? Progressed Jupiter was conjunction Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Jupiter parallel Mars starts tomorrow (October 5).

October 3: North Korea (Pluto) fires a ballistic missile (Mars) over Japan for the first time in five years prompting a warning for residents to take cover and a temporary suspension of train operations in northern Japan. Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was parallel Pluto in the sky.

Turkish annual inflation (Neptune) climbs to a new 24-year high in September of 83.45%. Jupiter is conjunction Neptune in the Jupiter cycle.

October 2: In a stinging setback for Vladimir Putin (Pluto) Ukrainian troops (Mars) recapture the eastern logistics hub of Lyman. It is Russia’s largest battlefield loss since Ukraine’s lightning counteroffensive (Mars-Uranus) in the northeastern Kharkiv region in September. Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

The United Nations says that Yemen’s warring sides have failed to reach an agreement to extend a nationwide ceasefire (Venus-Jupiter) that expires today. As talks (Mercury) continue both sides have been asked to refrain from acts of provocation (Mars). Progressed Mercury was parallel Mars and square Jupiter in the Aquarian Age chart.

Pope Francis (Jupiter) for the first time (Uranus) directly (Pluto) begs Vladimir Putin to stop the ‘spiral of violence and death’ (Mars-house 8) in Ukraine, saying that the crisis was risking a nuclear escalation with uncontrollable global consequences. Progressed Jupiter was conjunction Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle.

October 1: In Indonesia 125 people are killed and at least 300 injured after a crowd stampede (Mars-Pluto) and police (Mars) use tear gas (Neptune) during a riot at a soccer match (house 5). Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

Thousands of Iranians protest (Uranus) the death of Mahsa Amini with solidarity demonstrations (Uranus) held in over 150 cities around the world. The protests have spiralled into the biggest show of opposition to Iran’s clerical authorities (Sun-Jupiter) since 2019. Saturn was conjunction and parallel Uranus in the sky.

September 30: Vladimir Putin (Pluto) illegally (Pluto) annexes four Ukrainian regions. It signals a dangerous escalation in the war in Ukraine (Mars) and is greeted with global condemnation and further sanctions on Russia.

And in Burkina Faso army Captain Ibrahim Traore (Mars) ousts military leader Paul-Henri Damiba and dissolves the government in the country’s second coup (Pluto) in eight months. A group (Pluto) of military officers (Mars) removed Damiba due to his inability to deal with a worsening armed uprising in the country. Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

In Ukraine at least 30 people are killed and 88 wounded in a Russian missile attack (Mars) on a humanitarian convoy; and in the Afghan capital, Kabul, at least 38 people are killed and 82 are wounded in a suicide bombing (Mars) at an educational institute.

The United Nations Environment Programme (Saturn) says that ruptures on the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline (Neptune) system under the Baltic Sea have led to what is likely the biggest single release of climate-damaging methane (Neptune) ever recorded. Mars was square Neptune in the sky.

A resurgent Hurricane Ian (Saturn) slams into the South Carolina coast after inflicting massive destruction across the Florida peninsula. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

Central banks (Jupiter-house 2) around the world are scrambling to fight soaring high inflation (Neptune); inflation in the Euro zone zooms past 10,0% in September signally another big interest rate hike; Japan’s government (house 10) has spent up to $19.7 billion intervening in the foreign exchange market (house 8) to prop up the yen; the Reserve Bank of India (Jupiter-house 2) raises its benchmark repo rate by 50 basis points, the fourth straight increase, as policymakers battle stubbornly high inflation; US stocks (house 5) slump further as investors (house 8) navigate a barrage of bad news; the S&P 500 is set for a monthly decline of nearly 8 percent; and so far in 2022 the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 has dropped nearly 33 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost more than 20 percent, and Bitcoin has shed nearly 60 percent of its value. Jupiter is conjunction Mars and Neptune in the Jupiter cycle and progressed Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Jupiter.

September 29: A two-day summit (Pluto) at the White House saw leaders and representative of the US and 14 Pacific island nations (Pluto) agree on a partnership (house 7) aimed at boosting America’s engagement in the region. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

Financial markets (house 5) are reeling from financial turmoil in Britain and Japan and higher global interest rates (Jupiter) and inflation (Neptune). Sterling (house 2) rises sharply after hitting a record low on September 26 as the Bank of England (house 2) conducts a second day of bond-buying (Jupiter-house 5) in an emergency move to protect pension funds (house 8) and to stabilize financial markets. Progressed Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle.

India’s Supreme Court (Jupiter-house 9) rules that all women have a right to a safe, legal abortion (Mars-house 5) and that a woman’s lack of marital status cannot deny her the choice to abort a pregnancy at any time up to 24 weeks. Progressed Jupiter was conjunction and parallel Jupiter in the Jupiter cycle.

Unrest (Uranus) again erupts in Iraq as rockets (Mars) land in Baghdad’s Green Zone a day after an attempted storming of Iraq’s parliament. Progressed Pluto was parallel Uranus in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

September 28: Hurricane Ian (Saturn) ploughs into Florida’s Gulf Coast with 150mph winds, torrential rain and a treacherous surge of ocean surf. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Saturn in the Sun cycle.

Iranian riot police (Mars) and security forces clash (Mars) with demonstrators in dozens of cities, amid continuing protests (Uranus) against the death of Mahsa Amini. Progressed Pluto was parallel Uranus in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

September 27: The prime minsters of Sweden and Denmark and Germany’s Economy Minister say the major leaks in the Nord Steam gas pipeline (Neptune) that were first reported on September 26 were due to targeted attacks (Mars) on the infrastructure and were not caused by natural occurrences or events or material fatigue. Poland’s premier blamed sabotage (house 12). Mars was square Neptune in the sky > peak power date is October 12.

Hurricane Ian (Saturn) slams into Cuba; Florida prepares for Ian’s arrival; and Vietnam prepares for Typhoon Noru. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

September 27: Hurricane Ian (Saturn) slams into Cuba; Florida prepares for Ian’s arrival; and Vietnam prepares for Typhoon Noru. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

September 26: Thousands of men of fighting age are fleeing (Saturn) Russia trying to avoid the call to fight (Mars) in Ukraine as anger (Mars) rages over troop conscription. Progressed Mars was parallel Moon and Pluto in the Mars cycle; progressed Saturn was trine Moon in the Saturn cycle; and Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

A gunman (Mars) kills 17 people, including 11 children (house 5), and wounds 24 at a school (house 5) in Russia. Progressed Mars was parallel Moon and Pluto in the Mars cycle.

Cubans overwhelmingly approve a sweeping ‘family law’ (Jupiter) that allows same-sex couples to marry and adopt in a move that will redefine rights for children and grandparents. Progressed Venus was trine progressed Uranus and progressed Jupiter was sextile birth chart Venus in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Jupiter was sextile Sun in the Jupiter cycle.

There’s turmoil on stock and financial markets (Jupiter) as investors deal with a tsunami of financial news and developments. Progressed Jupiter was sextile Sun and parallel Jupiter in that Jupiter cycle.

Giorgia Meloni leads her Brothers of Italy party to victory and becomes Italy’s first woman Prime Minister. See her chart progressed to September 26, 2022

September 25: Super typhoon Noru (Saturn) slams into northeastern Philippines and the heavily populated island of Luzon with at least 8 people dead and thousands evacuated. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

September 24: Extreme weather (Saturn-Uranus) and unrelenting rains (Saturn) across northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state cause death and destruction. 12 people died after being struck by lightning (Uranus) and 24 died after their homes collapsed. And storm Fiona (Saturn) rips into eastern Canada destroying homes, knocking down powerlines (Uranus) and causing flooding. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was trine Moon in the Saturn cycle.

September 23: The unrest (Uranus) in Iraq sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini continues for the eighth straight day. Anti-government protests (protests) have spread to over 80 cities. 35 people have been killed. Tehran has blocked the internet (Pluto) but the US says it will ease internet curbs. Progressed Pluto was parallel Uranus in the Pluto cycle; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Tom Andrews, says that conditions for Myanmar’s 54 million people have gone from ‘bad to worse to horrific’ since the military (Mars) seized power last year. He said that the Myanmar military was committing war crimes and crimes against humanity, including sexual violence, torture and murder. Progressed Mars was parallel progressed Pluto and progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

The central Chinese province of Jiangxi declares a water supply ‘red alert’ for the first time (Uranus) as a prolonged drought (Saturn) dries up much of the water in the country’s biggest lake. As many as 267 weather stations across China reported record temperatures in August, and a long dry spell across the Yangtze river basin has hampered hydropower output and hindered crop growth ahead of this season’s harvest. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

September 21: Vladimir Putin (Pluto) orders Russia’s first mobilisation since World War Two calling up 300,000 extra reservists. He warns (Pluto) that Moscow will defend itself with the might of its vast arsenal if faced with a nuclear threat (Pluto) from the West. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart – stimulating progressed Mars parallel progressed Pluto; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was trine Pluto in the Sun cycle.

The Federal Reserve in America raises interest rates by another 0.75 percentage points (Jupiter), lifting the target range to 3% to 3.25%; stock prices on Wall Street slump (Saturn); and $US (house 2) gains more than 1% hitting a 20 year high stoking concerns of potential exchange rate and other financial shocks. Progressed Jupiter was sextile Sun in the Jupiter cycle.

September 20: At a summit (Pluto) in New York UN chief, Antonio Guterres, warns that ‘our world is in peril — and paralysed’ and world leaders are ‘gridlocked in colossal global dysfunction’ and are not ready or willing to tackle the challenges that threaten humanity’s future. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.

In an open letter addressed to the summit 238 organisations from 75 countries – including Oxfam, Save the Children, and Plan International – express outrage (Uranus) at skyrocketing hunger levels (Saturn). It’s estimated that one person is dying of hunger every four seconds. Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

In Iran three people are killed in protests (Uranus) unleashed by anger (Mars) over the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini who was arrested by morality police (Mars) for ‘unsuitable attire’. Progressed Mars was semisextile Uranus in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Uranus in the Sun cycle.

Hurricane Fiona continues its path of destruction as a powerful Category 3 storm (Saturn) slamming into Turks and Caicos Islands dumping heavy rain and flooding. And Typhoon Nanmadol batters Japan with extreme rain, flooding and mudslides (Saturn). 140,000 homes are without electricity (Uranus). Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky.

September 19: Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research reports that satellite monitoring from January 1 to September 18 this year detected 75,592 fires (Mars) already higher than the 75,090 detected in 2021. From February 14 to August 18 the fires were fuelled by 5 Mars conjunctions in the sky.

September 18: In Moldova thousands of anti-government protesters (Uranus) demand the resignation of pro-Western President Maia Sandu and her government denouncing high inflation and fuel prices. Saturn was square and parallelUranus in the sky.

Super-typhoon Nanmado (Saturn) slams into southern Japan and hurricane Fiona (Saturn) hits Puerto Rica causing an island-wide power outage (Uranus). Saturn was square and parallel Uranus in the sky; and progressed Saturn was trine Moon in the Saturn cycle.

September 16-17: Violent anti-government protests (Mars-Uranus) erupt in Haiti with protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Ariel Henry after government fuel subsidies (Saturn) ended causing petrol and diesel prices to skyrocket (Jupiter). 40% of the population relies on food assistance to survive and chronic gang violence (Pluto-Mars) plagues the country. Progressed Pluto was parallel Uranus in the Pluto cycle; progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle; and progressed Sun was opposition Neptune in the Sun cycle.

September 16: Tajik and Kyrgyz forces clash (Mars) escalating tensions two days after a cease-fire following hostilities. Progressed Mars was parallel Pluto in the Mars cycle.

To secure (Saturn) its energy supplies disrupted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Berlin takes control of the German operations of Russian oil firm Rosneft (Neptune). Progressed Sun was opposition Neptune in the Sun cycle.

The United Nations food chief David Beasley warns the world is facing ‘a global emergency (Mars) of unprecedented magnitude’ with up to 345 million people facing starvation (Saturn) and 70 million pushed closer by the war in Ukraine (Mars). Progressed Saturn was trine Moon in the Saturn cycle.

September 15: Russian President Vladimir Putin (Pluto) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (Pluto) meet at a summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Progressed Moon was opposition birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and progressed Mars was sesquisquare Pluto in the Mars cycle.

September 13: In the US the annual inflation rate (Neptune) falls to 8.3% but remains unexpectedly high. The costs of food, housing and medical care continue to surge (Jupiter). Wall Street has its worst day since June 2020. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunges (Saturn) nearly 4%, the S&P 500 drops 4.3%, and the Nasdaq sinks more than 5%. Progressed Sun was inconjunct Saturn and parallel Neptune in the Sun cycle.

September 12: Ukrainian troops (Mars) move to consolidate control over a large swath of northeastern territory seized back from Russia; clashes (Mars) erupt between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, in a resumption of decades-old hostilities (Mars) linked to the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh; and days after Tigray's regional government said it was ready for a ceasefire an air strike hits the capital of Ethiopia's northern Tigray region. Progressed Mars was parallel Sun in the Mars cycle.

September 10: King Charles 111 is officially proclaimed Britain’s new monarch (house 10) amidst pomp and ceremony (Jupiter) at St James Palace. Progressed Jupiter was conjunction Moon in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was parallel Jupiter in the Sun cycle.

In the wake of a rapid Ukrainian counter-attack (Mars) Russian forces withdraw (Saturn) from key eastern towns. Progressed Saturn was semisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Sun in the Mars cycle.

September 9: Britain begins ten-days of mourning (Saturn) for Queen Elizabeth II. Progressed Saturn was trine Moon in the Saturn cycle.

The Biden administration imposes new sanctions (Saturn-Pluto) on Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security over what it called ‘malign cyber activities’. Progressed Saturn was semisquare Saturn in the Saturn cycle.

The governor of New York declares a ‘disaster emergency’ (Mars) after the polio virus (Mars) is discovered in wastewater samples in another county in the New York City area. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle; and progressed Mars was parallel Sun in the Mars cycle.

September 8: Queen Elizabeth dies. In Britain’s 2022 Sun cycle chart the Sun (planet of prominent, very important people) was in house 8 (death) and progressed Sun was parallel Jupiter.

On the death of his mother Prince Charles ascends the thrown and becomes King Charles 111. See his chart progressed to September 8, 2022

September 7: A blaze (Mars) rips through a packed karaoke bar in southern Vietnam killing at least 32 people and leaving many others hospitalized. Progressed Mars was parallel Sun in the Mars cycle.

September 5: At least 35 civilians are killed and 37 others wounded when a convoy of vehicles carrying supplies in Burkino Faso’s northern region struck an improvised explosive device (Mars). Progressed Mars was conjunction Sun in the Mars cycle.

September 4: Ten people are killed and at least 15 others wounded in a mass stabbing (Mars) in a sparsely populated indigenous community in Canada. It was one of the deadliest mass killings in modern Canadian history. Progressed Mars was conjunction Moon in the Mars cycle.

Europe is bracing for a harsh winter (Saturn). Since Russia’s invasion (Mars) of Ukraine in February scarce (Saturn) supplies of energy (Neptune) have seen energy prices soar (Jupiter) nearly 400%. Russia has shut down (Saturn) one of its main gas pipelines to Europe indefinitely. Germany has announced a €65bn (£56.2bn) package of measures (Jupiter) to ease the threat of rising energy costs and says Russia is ‘no longer a reliable energy partner’. Progressed Saturn was semisquare Saturn in the Saturn cycle; and progressed Jupiter was conjunction Moon and parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle. (Jupiter conjunction Moon, Mars and Neptune in the Jupiter cycle is scripting the energy war and the soaring cost of energy.)

September 3: The death toll, loss and suffering (Saturn) from the cataclysmic floods (Saturn) in Pakistan continues to rise. The country is grappling with a relief and rescue operation of unprecedented proportions and has appealed to the international community for help and an ‘immense humanitarian response’. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars and semisquare Saturn in the Saturn cycle.

In the Czech Republic an estimated 70,000 anti-government protesters (Uranus) in Prague call on the ruling coalition to do more to control soaring energy prices (Jupiter) and voicing opposition to the European Union and NATO; and in Iraq thousands of angry protesters (Uranus) take to the street of Baghdad to demand a complete political overhaul. Progressed Uranus was semisquare Moon in the Uranus cycle; and progressed Sun was inconjunct Mars in the Sun cycle.

Russia records 51,699 new covid-19 cases (Mars) – the most in a single day since March 9. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

September 2: A suicide attack explosion (Mars) at a mosque in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan kills a high-profile pro-Taliban imam and at least 17 civilians (Moon); and in western Colombia eight police officers (Mars) traveling in a vehicle are killed in an explosives attack (Mars). Progressed Mars was conjunction Moon in the Mars cycle.

September 1: An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspection team (Pluto) arrives at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power planet (Pluto) in Russian held territory in Ukraine. A group of IAEA experts stays to provide an impartial, neutral and technically sound assessment of the situation. Progressed Pluto was parallel Mars and Uranus in the Pluto cycle; and progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

Russia launches week-long military drills (Mars) involving forces from China and allied nations. The exercise signals growing defence cooperation (Pluto) between Moscow and Beijing as they both face tensions with the United States. Progressed Pluto was parallel Mars in the Pluto cycle.

Floods (Saturn) cause massive devastation in Sudan, with more than 100 people killed and at least 258,000 people affected by torrential rain (Saturn) in 15 out of 18 provinces. An emergency (Mars) is declared in six of the country’s hardest-hit provinces. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.

As the Brazilian Amazon rainforest (Saturn) enters the peak fire season (Mars) satellites detect more than 33,000 fires (Mars). Spurred on by a surge in illegal deforestation (Pluto) it’s the highest number in more than five years. Progressed Saturn was sesquisquare Mars in the Saturn cycle.


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