More riots in the summer, Cameron in trouble and Obama re-elected – just three predictions for 2012 from a political astrologer writing for Channel 4 News. Read on for more.
The turbulent planetary energies that have been contributing to the financial meltdown have raised a new awareness of how we, as a collective, live our lives, writes Demian Allan.
The UK’s is a chart dominated by cardinal signs (a sign of the zodiac which “hinges” a change of season), Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. This means that world events are being projected and instigated through the UK on a cultural and historic basis. This has always been the case as cardinal signs are action-orientated and are not content to sit on the sidelines.
David Cameron is a Libran sun sign with Libra rising; he is the archetypal British leader as seen through the eyes of other countries. However he is probably glad to see the back of 2011 and perhaps on a personal level he will find 2012 a year when he does not have to try so hard to lead his party.
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The problem is that the UK is going to hit a crisis point and the first of these will be in the period of 5-8 June until September 2012, as the planets Uranus and Pluto clash with each other and the UK chart faces a critical time in its astrology chart. This is a period of great upheaval in the UK when more riots will occur and education, economics, agriculture and health sectors will be in dire need of new reforms and review.
The way we live our lives will need to be altered by all of us, however the UK government seems oblivious to what is really going on, forcing more cutbacks in the name of “financial stability” and Cameron will not come out of this period in a good state since his reactions will be perceived as ineffectual.
The US chart has been going through a mini-metamorphosis of late, which allows the country to redevelop its image to the rest of the world. The US elections are to be held on Tuesday 6 November 2012, which is significant for Barack Obama because the moon is in Leo that day (and Leo is his sun sign).
The future might still look grim for the US but there is a trust in Barack Obama as the moon aspects the US north node in Leo, allowing a new cycle to begin for the country. I would assume that Obama remains the president of the US, but only just! The moon’s energy is rather fluctuating in nature making his opponents and his party “social chameleons” that change their minds like the tide, Obama only has to stick to his policies to win this election.
On a general note 2012 will see more demonstrations against capitalism allowing the general public to find their voice. It is not politics that will change the outcome of the way we live in the future, but us as humans and our desire for change.
If you take a look back into history when the planets Uranus and Pluto last aspected each other you can see that we are in for major changes; there was the English civil war, the 1848 European revolution, the French revolution and the birth of the sixties cultural revolution in 1965/66.
There are powerful planetary forces at work and if there is one thing we can all rely on in 2012 – it is change!
Demian Allan is a professional astrologer, psychic and spiritual teacher.