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April/May 2001

Features
Electional Astrology: The Fine Art of Seizing the Moment

by Steven Forrest

The Red Planet and the White House
by Jim Shawvan
Readers might recall that author Jim Shawvan was one astrologer who predicted the 2000 election chaos in the United States with uncanny accuracy. In this article, he sets his sights on the new presidency, paying special attention to transits and progressions to George W. Bush’s natal Mars: will the U.S. become embroiled in war in 2002?

The Vedic Chart of George W. Bush
by Komilla Sutton
British astrologer Komilla Sutton examines the Vedic chart of the new U.S. president. Her analysis of his dashas and bhuktis tells us what we might expect from his presidency: where his strengths and weaknesses lie, what will enable him to withstand the ongoing opposition he will surely face, what sorts of stone walls he is likely to run up against, and how he will be influenced by his family.

The Ritalin Generation
by Donna Cunningham, MSW
Subtitled "Kids of the Uranus—Neptune Conjunction," this article takes a keen look at those hyper-everything children who were born under the influence of these transpersonal planets. Donna Cunningham gives compassionate and helpful astrological guidelines for understanding these high-tech kids – and delineating their charts for the worried grownups in their lives.

Milestones of Genius: The Uranus Cycle in Isaac Newton’s Life
by Nick Kollerstrom
This fascinating look at Isaac Newton explores the patterns of creativity and invention in the life of one of the world’s most brilliant scientists and demonstrates how the various stages in the Uranus cycle can herald the manifestation of genius.

Zodiac Tales - Aquarius
by Dana Gerhardt
In the eleventh – and penultimate – installment of our popular series, master storyteller Dana Gerhardt uses the tale of the Emperor’s New Clothes to show how sociable, iconoclastic, yet innocent Aquarians often become unwitting truth-sayers and trailblazers.

Additional Features

An Interview with Bernadette Brady Part Two: Astrogenetics and the Human Jigsaw Puzzle
by Garry Phillipson
Our interview continues with groundbreaking (and versatile) astrologer Bernadette Brady. In Part Two, she discusses her work uncovering astrological "genes," charting group dynamics, and predicting the outcomes of football matches!

Imagining Possibilities
by Greg Bogart, Ph.D.
The technique of "associations" is often used to clarify dream symbols, and it can also help you to better understand your natal horoscope. Greg Bogart recommends what he calls symbol amplification: Imagining all the possible meanings of chart symbols can steer us away from an astrology of dread to an astrology that is truly transforming.

The Chiron-Pluto Conjunction 2000: A Look Back
by Frédérique Boele
In the article, "Darkness Visible" (TMA, Feb./Mar. 2000), this author looked ahead to what the Chiron—Pluto conjunction in Sagittarius might mean for the world. Here, she looks back at how this planetary pair impacted our society last year – particularly in the areas of religion, medicine, and sports.

Article Particles

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
by Paul F. Newman

The Role of Astrology in Spiritual Development
by Alexander Markin

Planetary Currents

April/May Forecast Calendar
by Stephanie Austin

Where’s That Moon?

New and Full Moon Reports
by Marcia Starck

* Libra Full Moon
* Taurus New Moon
* Scorpio Full Moon
* Gemini New Moon

Heliocentric Data & Sunspots

Jyotish Currents: Vedic Astrology Forecast
by Dennis Flaherty

TMA Departments

Astro-Photography by Chris Grohusko

Letters to the Editor

TMA Professional Directory

Astrology News by Gloria Star

Poem — New Moon by Jackleen Holton

Astro-Website Reviews

Book Reviews by Mary Plumb

Correction

Classified Ads

TMA Humor Pages

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