Uranus/Pluto and the power behind the revolution

As you may know, the revolutionary fever spreading through the middle east is not isolated to the Arab world.  In Wisconsin, protests against anti-union measures by the governor there have mobilized tens of thousands of government employees and students since February 15th.

These protests are just the beginning of what will become a firestorm of political resistance over the next year as Uranus, planet of revolution, squares off against Pluto, planet of power and control.  They were inspired by the return of Jupiter into Aries and the simultaneously square of Jupiter to Pluto in Capricorn, which mainlined confidence (Jupiter) and courage (Aries) into the souls of individuals who were fed up with the control (Pluto) of autocratic governments (Capricorn).

The face-off between Jupiter and Pluto is just above over now, but when Uranus enters Aries in a few weeks it will take Jupiter’s place in the battle against autocracy, and Uranus is a much stronger player in this game.  Uranus is at the 29th degree of Pisces now, so its influence is already filtering through.

Astrology gives us a window into the real meaning of personal and world events.  It cannot predict specific events, because (in the opinion of this astrologer) events are not predestined.  We make choices as individuals, as communities, as nations, that can alter the course of history.  But astrology does provide us with a climate report that alerts us to the energies with which we will be dealing over the next few years, and they are not pretty.

Political analysts can see the handwriting on the wall, even though they don’t understand the energetic dynamic that underlie the events.  One analyst writes that the protests in Wisconsin were inspired by the revolt in the Arab world.  There is some truth to this, because a small fire in a forest can ignite a very big flame, but the conditions must be right for the flame to ignite, and this is what is happening here.

The protests in Wisconsin arose after Republican governor Scott Walker proposed a bill that would remove most collective bargaining rights for state workers.  Astrologically, social justice and equality are the province of Uranus, and Uranus moving into Aries will be more aggressive in demanding individual rights as well as the right to collectively seek these rights.  Pluto’s trip through Capricorn, which began in 2008 and preciptated the economic (Capricorn) crisis (Pluto), is also having the effect of consolidating power (Pluto) in corporations and government entities (Capricorn).  You can see how the goals of Uranus in Aries and Pluto in Capricorn are at odds with each other, and where this will lead to trouble.

An article in the New York Times (thanks Jill for the link)  reports that one of the groups encouraging Governor Walker to shut down the unions is the conservative lobbying group Americans for Prosperity, a nonprofit group that was created and largely financed by the Koch brothers, the billionaire brothers who own Koch Industries, an energy conglomerate.  The Koch brothers have become a major player in the American political field, with secret (Pluto) tentacles of support behind a wide variety of tea party and other grassroots organizations that appear to be fighting for liberty and freedom (Uranus) for all Americans.  These are buzzwords that appeal to the American pursuit of happiness and all that, but are actually geared towards consolidating power (Pluto) and money (Capricorn) into the hands of a monied few.

Using these effective buzzwords, Americans allow themselves to be convinced to vote against their economic self interest over and over again. The consolidation of money and the power that comes with it is expected under Pluto in Capricorn, but Pluto can destroy as well as consolidate.  The square from Uranus which will be affecting us over the next three years has the potential to wake up she sheeple to fight (Aries) for their individual rights (Uranus).  But as with everything else in life, we have the choice to wake up when the alarm sounds, or to remain asleep. (Click the link below to view the entire image.)

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13 Responses to “Uranus/Pluto and the power behind the revolution”

  1. Anon and EverFebruary 23, 2011 at 8:22 am #

    I hope this wind will start to blow strong and clear and that this horrible never-ending “Aquarian Fog Wave” of “Self-Centralism” may find a final cut… After such a long too long wave we are all seeing that **no problem**, I mean no problem at all, has been solved…

  2. AstromamaFebruary 23, 2011 at 8:41 am #

    Thank you for sharing this information. With Pluto and Uranus in my 2nd house I relate to the air of revolution and wanting FREEDOM at any cost.

  3. KelleyFebruary 23, 2011 at 11:55 am #

    It’s good to have higher insight into this, as well as our national concern of the budget not being balanced for next week. In our own ranks we have opposing forces operating out of self-interest and solely to thwart the opposition, rather than to truly serve the people. Much change afoot.
    Thank you.

  4. PeacenikFebruary 23, 2011 at 6:48 pm #

    Great stuff!

  5. ScorpioX3February 23, 2011 at 8:43 pm #

    Thanks for this post, Lynn. It reassures me. Somewhat. I trust that the “sheep” don’t sleep through the ruthless power-grab by the cloven-footed because the cost to the entire flock will be great. (And it’s only called a class war when we fight back. I’m in.)

  6. BeaverlodgeFebruary 24, 2011 at 11:28 am #

    The problem is the video clip photo of Glenn Beck. The image he drew on the blackboard is a penis ejaculating. Have a look with open eyes at what he’s putting out to the public as news.

  7. Lynn HayesFebruary 25, 2011 at 8:31 am #

    Beaverlodge, I think that this image is a riff off Beck’s chalkboards, not an actual image of one.

  8. MikiMarch 1, 2011 at 10:03 am #

    I’m hoping that Uranus in Aries can blow the lid off the “business” of politics that Pluto in Capricorn started a few years ago. The sparks may have started in the Middle East but there is tinder all over the world.

  9. Lynn HayesMarch 1, 2011 at 12:44 pm #

    Well said, Miki.

  10. Mary Ann GallantMarch 4, 2011 at 3:41 pm #

    thanks you so much for this information. I am from Wisconsin and this all makes sense

  11. Mary Ann GallantMarch 4, 2011 at 3:46 pm #

    Thankyou for this information, I’m from Wisconsin, and knew this was in “the stars”.

  12. sabinMarch 4, 2011 at 10:43 pm #

    As a Feb. 20 Pisces, born in the 60′s….most of you may never know what a wonderful ride it’s been to this exact point. I was tought this back as a child, not by human, but universe connection and it’s been awhsome!!!

    I’m looking forward to tomorrow March 5th, then 9th and the big day MARCH 11TH. As Pisces, I’m doing as asked, sit back and enjoy and watch all that will unfold. Be patient and all will be revealed.

    I’m enjoying the world in turmoil and first being grateful for all I have. 1. ask, 2. vision full-intent, 3. recieve the gifts when they do come, or you do create. But BUT be grateful for all you do have already!

    Enjoy, see you all on the other side! :-) )

  13. sabinMarch 4, 2011 at 11:00 pm #

    cure of aids will come the next two to five years
    take heed.