The Sun is the kingpin of the Universe. He’s the source of all energy – the controlling potency of our solar system. He provides the energy that physically powers all life forms; and he’s the kingpin of the astrology world too.
On the world stage the Sun is the planet of politics, bosses and the ruling class. He engages in political thinking, executive work and administration; and his objective is to gain and maintain power, control and dominance.
To get the positional power and authority he craves he can use aggressive force (Mars), wealth (Jupiter), coercion and cyberespionage (Pluto), economic tariffs and fear (Saturn) or plots, schemes and spies (Neptune).
The Sun section of Aquarius (1881-2188)
In the Sun section of the Aquarian Age the defining trend is intrinsically linked to the Sun’s desire for power, supremacy and domination.
Driven by power, patriotism and out-of-control nationalism the big world powers are striving for dominion, superiority, a winning edge and gold medals.
They’re locked in a titanic struggle for national supremacy and domination and you’ll see the Sun’s quest for glory, prestige and notable achievement on full display at the Olympic Games in Tokyo during July and August 202o.
And just like some countries will do anything to achieve sporting glory there are some world leaders who are mad for economic and military power.
Military dominance, trade dominance and technological dominance represent power, influence and leadership and in 2019 the tussle for economic and military dominance escalated as US leadership declined and China moved to make its mark on the world.
In 2019 China engaged in a trade-economic war with America, built road and rail projects across Asia and Europe and invested in Africa. It has an axe to grind – a century of humiliation – and it’s out to dominate Asia.
In 2020 there’s a race for quantum superiority and China is sprinting; and China is racing America to be the first country to put humans on Mars.
Russia had a winning year in 2019
In 2019 Russia was banned from competing at the Olympic Games but Vladimir Putin was the big winner in South east Syria when US troops withdrew; and he was a big mover in Africa too.
In 2019 he sent arms shipments to Algeria and Mozambique, helped embattled strongmen with their election strategies, pursued natural resource projects and in October 2019 hosted a two-day summit with African leaders in Sochi where he acknowledged the continent’s ‘enormous potential for growth’ and negotiated deals to tap its diamonds, uranium and oil riches.
Putin’s global influence is growing and in 2020 the EU and NATO are very nervous of Russia.
Where’s the political leadership?
Your political leaders are supposed to lead but in 2020 many learned their confrontational leadership behavior in the school playground.
Rather than providing effective, constructive leadership they’re focused on staying in power; and some are power-hungry nihilists desperate for a notation in humanity’s history book of memorable events.
The political-power agenda involves political ideologies and their advocates want their particular ideology to dominate the world.
In 2020 democracy is under threat from authoritarianism; and there’s a titanic power struggle being played out between the progressives and conservatives.
The political class has the responsibility to address problems and prepare for the future but all it seems to do is talk, squabble and fuel division.
In the Pluto period of the Aquarian Age global politics is hopelessly divided and polarized; and one bad mistake by your country’s leader can ruin your life.
White nationalism and racial superiority
The new nationalism is bursting out of the middle class.
White nationalists have a theory that races form a normative hierarchy with whiteness at the top; so their core belief is in white supremacy.
They fear ‘white genocide’, or white ‘replacement’; and their fear is fuelled by the notion that non-white people have a more prolific reproduction rate than white people.
White supremacy is nothing new but in the Sun section of the Aquarian Age it got energized – Adolf Hitler responded – and towards the end of the 20th century a resurgence saw a number of violent attacks in America and Europe.
In 2019 terror attacks by ultra-white nationalists killed 51 innocent people in Christchurch, New Zealand and 22 in El Paso, Texas.
The belief in white supremacy can be a driving force behind a country’s strict immigration policy and the true believers in America have a deep suspicion of the federal government.
White nationalists throughout Europe actively attack those they perceive to be invading races; and they’re active on the dark corners of the internet spreading their vile propaganda.
In America right-wing extremism escalated in 2018 and white nationalists are big supporters of Donald Trump.
Sun in the Aquarian Age chart
Progressed Sun is parallel birth chart Mercury
This long-time intensity energy-event reaches peak power in August 2020.
Mercury is the planet of education, science, intellectual endeavor, journalists, reporters, writers, words, talk and controversy.
The key issues are education, science, the role of science in determining political policy, the role of the press and journalists in the public discourse, and freedom of speech. Words, whether right or wrong, have great power.
Progressed Sun is square birth chart Moon
This high discord obstacle energy-event starts July 6, 2020 and reaches peak power July 23, 2021.
Sun is the planet of leaders, leadership and governance and Moon is the planet of the everyday people and their progressed square aspect forecasts a crisis of trust in democracy and government, incompetent leadership, and a global crisis of confidence as the people and their elected representatives engage in violent conflict.
It will be a very difficult time for the kings and queens of Pisces, the new political kings and queens of Aquarius, the ruling elite and the common people.
Sun in the major cycle charts
In the Jupiter cycle Jupiter is semisquare Sun and
In the Pluto cycle Pluto is trine Sun
A timeline of major astro-events involving Sun in 2020
Important events involving politics, politicians, other prominent people or celebrities can occur when the Sun is stimulated in the Aquarian Age chart or activated in one of the major cycle charts.
January 6, 2020: Progressed Pluto is semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle
January 31: Progressed Mars is parallel Sun in the Mars cycle
January 27: Progressed Neptune is conjunction Sun in the Neptune cycle
February 13: Progressed Jupiter is semisextile Sun in the Jupiter cycle
February 24: Progressed Saturn is semisextile Sun in the Saturn cycle
March 3: Progressed Mars is conjunction Sun in the Mars cycle
March 20: Sun cycle starts at 3.49.35am GMT
April 2: Progressed Neptune is parallel Sun in the Neptune cycle
May 14: Progressed Uranus is square Sun in the Uranus cycle
June 21: Annular solar eclipse
August 4: Progressed Saturn is semisextile Sun in the Saturn cycle and progressed Mars is square Sun in the Mars cycle
September 14: Progressed Pluto is semisquare Sun in the Pluto cycle
October 13: Progressed Moon square birth chart Sun in the Aquarian Age chart starts > peak power date is November 10 > progressed Sun square birth chart Moon is stimulated > end date is December 6
October 18: Progressed Mars is square Sun in the Mars cycle
November 21: Progressed Sun is semisextile Sun in the Saturn cycle
November 28: Progressed Uranus is square Sun in the Uranus cycle
December 11: Progressed Mars is square Sun in the Mars cycle
December 14: Total solar eclipse
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