presented by Julia Bondi
Monday Evening Oct 19th, 2009 7-9 PM
Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library, A Street, Ashland
upstairs in the Railroad Museum
$6 General, $5 Seniors 62+, $4 NCGR Members
The economic meltdown of 2008-2009, clearly visible in both the US birth chart and the US Stock Exchange chart, was predicted by a few astrologers (me included), a few economists and a few market managers. Though what could easily have become a second Great Depression and a subsequent decade of economic suffering has been avoided, the foundation of the US economy is neither strong nor healthy. The underlying causes of the current financial debacle are similar to those that produced the 1929 crash; however, we have yet to institute the 21st century regulations that are needed to prevent further risk, bailouts and failure. The legacy of FDR and the 1930’s was not only significant, effective regulations of the banking and financial industry but also a re-visioning of a fairer, more equitable America that supported the “least among us” through the institution of Social Security, the establishment of unemployment insurance and the minimum wage, the WPA, the TVA, the Wagner Act, housing and mortgage reforms and farming subsidies.
Is America broken? Can we afford to restructure our government, tackle our massive debt, address climate change, rebuild our social safety net, finally provide universal health care and negotiate fair and just trade policies, labor practices, and corporate regulations? Can we begin to dismantle our expensive, dangerous and immoral foreign policies? America’s vast wealth is at risk along with her survival, her morality and her potential to continue to establish “a more perfect union” as Pluto moves through its opposition to our Cancer planets over the next 14 years. A presentation of the Jupiter/Saturn business cycle, where we are in the current cycle, the coming Pluto return in the US house of finances, the Neptune conjunction to the US moon and our approaching Saturn return will illuminate the current and future financial, political and social challenges we face. This critical period of choice will determine the future of America’s financial stability, success and prosperity.
Julia Bondi bio: With degrees in history, psychology and esoteric philosophy as well as a successful 30 year career as a spiritual counselor, Astrologer and teacher, Julia Bondi is uniquely qualified to present these insights into America’s future. In addition to being a published author with an online column, Julia has had a lifelong passion for politics and the American ideal. As an Astrologer with an international clientele, Julia Bondi brings a fresh, visionary voice to our current spiritual crisis and opportunity weaving together esoteric teaching, Astrological trends and timing, and US history, politics and prophecy.
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