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2. NewsScope - the weekly column by Michael Wolfstar (NeptuneCafe's resident astrologer) features political analysis and a celebrity profile.

3. Weekly Blog - by Divine Harmony lets you know the major planetary aspects for the coming week, with sage advice on how to best manage the celestial conditions.

4. Lilith - interest in this mysterious archetype has soared  over the last month, moving ahead of Juno in reader popularity. Is she good or bad?

5. Juno - Queen of the Asteroids. This insightful article sheds light on Juno as indicator for committed relationships. See also VestaCeres, and Pallas.
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Juno, Queen of the Goddesses
If you want to know if you'll have a romantic affair, look to Venus. But, if you're more interested in a serious, committed relationship,
it's better to look at the asteroid Juno. Here's everything you need to know about this amazing asteroid. read
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Does the U.S. really have Scorpio Rising?
How does an advocate of the Sibly chart tell the difference between a Sagittarius Ascendant and the Sun in the 9th house, or a Sun-Jupiter conjunction trine the Ascendant? Why would an advocate of a Gemini 
  Ascendant use a chart where the ruling planet is retrograde? Get the facts, make a prediction. read
Take a look at what the planets are doing each day of the week, and how to get the best out of the current celestial conditions. read D. Harmony's blog
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The Oxford Astrologer
Christina's view from the U.K.
Progressions, what are they?
Like fractals, progressions have similar shapes at different scales of time. They are clearer symbols of forthcoming events than transits. Why don't more astrologers use them? Get the scoop
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Black Moon
the Dark Goddess
Mystical, autonomous, extreme, highly sexual, and exceptionally creative, Black Moon Lilith represents the soul's truth and is a major astrological player in personal and geopolitical charts. NeptuneCafe now has five pages on Lilith. You can preview or link directly to each by going to the Lilith Front Page
Visit the Astrology of Lilith for interpretive clues, or Lilith Profiles for descriptions of Lilith in each sign.
The State we're in - can be called "creative destruction", which is associated with Pluto. How to survive the dynamic outer planet cycles: read
a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into... NeptuneCafe. 
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​​You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension:
Donna Cunningham on Saturn-Pluto  Now that Saturn is in Sagittarius, it's challenging an entire generation - those born with Pluto in Virgo. There's three articles in this well-written series. 
Start here: part 1 then part 2 and part 3
In the industrialized world, why is the U.S. the most violent nation?
The Scorpio Rising chart uniquely explains this tendency, especially when considering the problem as a health issue. The 6th and 12th houses are coming under increased stress. more
1. The New Moon on the 1st is a Solar Eclipse and is being metaphysically shaped by close aspects to Saturn and Neptune. It begins a month-long phase that attempts to reconcile the practical, hard-nosed realities of Saturn with the imaginative qualities of Neptune. On the political scene, we can expect a disheartening number of scandals to plague the presidential candidates. For many, health and work-related issues need attention. Are you satisfied with your job? How can you improve your health?

2. Jupiter enters Libra on the 9th, beginning a year-long passage through the sign of balance. Jupiter here opens the door to increased social activity, and favors the peace-makers of the world. Any new relationship that begins around this date is karmically blessed, due to a well-aspected Juno-Lilith conjunction. Over the next year, any artistic or aesthetic enhancements made will improve life in all areas. Jupiter in Libra favors the Buddhist tenet of following the Middle Path. 

3. The Full Moon on the 16th is a Lunar Eclipse, and unusually volatile due to the square to Mars. Geopolitically, we can expect a round of terrorist events leading up to this eclipse, while on the personal level office politics may become heated. Expect tensions to be rising during the 7-10 days before this eclipse as the Sun and Mars square each other. Avoid petty disagreements, but stand your ground when necessary.

4. Mercury turns direct on the 21st (22nd EDT) while trine Pluto and sextile Juno. This practical configuration is exceptionally favorable for business affairs, especially those that involve partnerships or the cooperation of others. New projects that begin around this time are favored, and negotiations and contracts that provide mutually rewarding benefits will prove enduring. Any legal or formal arrangement between spouses is also favored.  

5. The U.S. progressed MC opposes Saturn in mid-October but this is a long-term influence that could bring serious challenges to the nation’s institutional structures. The last time the progressed MC made a hard aspect to Saturn was in 1972 (a trioctile or 135º aspect) when the Watergate scandal was brewing. Previously, the progressed MC squared Saturn in 1928 just before the stock market crash.
America's Emerging Plutocracy
Why has the current Uranus-Pluto square empowered America's wealthy? Read the full length article here
Donald Trump Leads GOP Race
Astro-psychologist Glenn Perry takes an in-depth look at Trump's horoscope. What accounts for his pattern of success?
Read about his Mars in Leo, his lack of earth planets, and much more here
Joan Quigley and the Part of Fortune
See how Fortuna set her role and the dramatic revelations around her historic book here
Astrology in the White House!

The Part of Fortune in Presidents' Charts
plays a major role natally and during elections. Find 
out what works and what doesn't in this original research project here
Top Five Astro-Events
September 2016