“Mostly Peaceful” Protests: An Astrological Forecast for 2020

This astrological forecast may be depressing to many of my readers since it is about the rise of violence in the coming months. This violence reflects the birth pains of the new Saturn/Pluto 33-year Astro-Economic Cycle, which coincided with the America’s National Identity Crisiin 2020-23. Every birth is painful, and so is every crisis. Nevertheless, in spite of the pandemic and the rise of violence—or maybe because of them—the current triple conjunction between Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto in 2020 will transform our world. From 2021 and through 2035, we will be living under highly favorable aspects between Chiron, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto, and this will result in an unprecedented prosperity, technological progress, social harmony and cooperation between nations. The rise in violence and social unrest that I have been forecasting recently will not directly affect the vast majority of my readers. It will only affect your TV screens and computer monitors, but not you personally. 

As discussed in my previous post, Planetary Aspects in 2020 and the Rise in Violencethe triple conjunction of Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto, and Uranus/Neptune semi-square (45°) were mainly responsible for the rise in violence worldwide in 2020. Unfortunately for the U.S., all these planets have been forming stressful aspects to most of the planets in U.S. astrological chart and will continue doing so on and off through January 2023. Below are the periods when the street violence will flare up the most in 2020.


From July 15 through July 21, the Sun and Venus will join Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto in forming stressful aspects to the Ascendant and Pluto in the U.S. chart. 

August 23-September 7

From August 11 through October 11, stationary Mars will square Saturn and Pluto, while all the three will be forming stressful aspects to the Ascendant and Pluto in the U.S. chart. The level of violence will be especially high from August 23 through September 7, when the Sun, Mercury and Venus join the already stressful configuration of Mars, Saturn and Pluto.

October 3-11

In October, Mars, Saturn and Pluto will continue forming stressful aspects to in the Ascendant and Pluto in the U.S. chart, while the North Node will form a conjunction to the U.S. Mars. As a result, the level of street violence will rise higher than in the previous two months. This will be especially true from October 3 through October 11, when Mercury and Venus join Mars, Saturn and Pluto in forming stressful aspects to the U.S. Ascendant, Mars and Pluto.

October 26-November 3

From October 23 through October 30, the Sun will form an opposition to Uranus, and this opposition will be in semi-square to the Nodes. So, the Nodes, Uranus and the Sun will be forming stressful aspects to the U.S. Mars. At the same time, retrograde Mercury will square Saturn, while both of them will form stressful aspects to the U.S. Pluto. 

Contested Results

From October 14 and through the election day, Mercury will appear to be moving backwards. Naturally, it is just an appearance caused by the difference in the orbital speed of Mercury and our planet. Nevertheless, this retrograde Mercury will exert a specific influence on the election, included but not limited to confusion and errors in the vote counting, electoral irregularities and even fraud. The contested election in 2000 decided by the Supreme Court also took place under Mercury retrograde.

Will the Election Take Place?

It is even possible that the election will be postponed due to the rise in violence, an act of terror, peak of the pandemic, foreign interference or even an outbreak of war. 

November 15-19

For most of November, Jupiter/Pluto conjunction will be forming a semi-square to the U.S. Ascendant while Saturn will form a conjunction to the U.S. Pluto. At the same time, Uranus and the Nodes will be forming stressful aspects to the U.S. Mars. This points to the possibility of the high level of street violence for the whole month, especially from November 15 through November 19. During these five days, Mercury/Uranus opposition will form a semi-square to the U.S. Mars. At the same time, Venus will square Jupiter, Pluto and Saturn, while forming stressful aspects to the U.S. Ascendant and Pluto. 

Infighting in Congress

Most of November, Saturn in the U.S. chart, which stands for Congress, will be opposed by stationary Mars, and this will occur in addition to all the stressful aspects discussed above. This points to a great possibility—almost a certainty—of infighting in Congress of the intensity never seen in America’s history. With Mars in the 4th House if the U.S. chart, a social unrest is almost certain.


In December, Jupiter/Saturn conjunction will form a conjunction to the U.S. Pluto, while Pluto will continue forming a semi-square to the U.S. Ascendant, and Uranus—to the U.S. Mars. This will result in an elevated level of street violence and civil unrest for the whole month, but more so from December 12 through 25, due to stressful aspects from the Sun, Mercury, Venus and Mars to the planets in the U.S. chart.

A New and Better World

As I said earlierthis triple conjunction will renew our world. So, now, is a great opportunity to make your life anew! This is especially true for those with the Sun, Moon or the Ascendant from 22° through 27° of Capricorn, Aries, Cancer and/or Libra, and/or from 7° through 12° of Sagittarius, Pisces, Gemini and/or Virgo. To read about how an astrological analysis can help you to adapt to these positive, inevitable and irreversible changes, log on Astrological Consulting.