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Grey Brain Matters



Monsanto is at it again and this time they are using what I call “academic influence” tactics I actually learned about as a young girl. This carefully orchestrated dance of discreetly hidden influence is the issue as I see it in the PR war on misinformation regarding GMOs.

I consider myself an intelligent, free thinking and due diligence oriented kind of gal. Perhaps these traits were influenced from my youth, growing up with a father who was a professor, then department chair of a prominent Ivy League university. I learned by watching my father and his colleagues struggle for survival in the academic jungles of higher education. I observed at a young age how the “system” works at most bastions of the higher mind regarding funding, grants and support for our esteemed collegiate institutions.

It’s simple. Trace the statements, reports and findings that influence public opinion and policy to money accepted by the hands of vetted intellectuals who are willing to sway their opinions and research. Simply, a study is only as good as the money behind it. My first cousin, renowned author, Allegra Goodman wrote Intuition, which although fiction, is entirely based on real truths and empathetically resonant characters. What can I say? The ethos of higher learning in its highest and less than best forms is deeply embedded in my psyche, as well as my family tree.

I could write ad nauseam dissecting the puppeteers behind this flawed system, but I don’t need to because there are powerful emerging documentaries like BOUGHT (available as a free download), and excellent articles such as this one , by Tom Philpott, recently published in Mother Jones, one of my favorite open-minded and intellectually riveting magazines. The piece is a thorough, essential and revelatory article regarding the disingenuous nature of connections between Monsanto and our highest and most lauded educational environments.

Please understand, however, I am not posting links to Bought or Mr. Philpott’s Mother Jones article to imply that all prominent scientists cannot, or do not, form their own educated opinions – merely that some of those opinions are highly manipulated and used to influence and thereby further manipulate the masses, i.e. “regular folk” like you and me.

To stay independently educated and informed requires tremendous effort against such insidious tactics. Please watch the movie, read and share the article and lend your voice to causes like Millions Against Monsanto by​, Documenting Hope and

My Pal Gwyneth

If I met Gwyneth Paltrow in person, she and I would practically be besties. Well, maybe that’s a tad of an overstatement. I wouldn’t want to give the impression that I have stalker tendencies. Those are reserved for the ilk of my psycho-ex 3; a story I’ll save for another blog. No, I’m simply referring…

My 1st Huffington Post blog – My “Reluctant Lesbian” Mother & Gay Culture

Words cannot express how honored and happy I am to have my first Huffington Post blog go live.  I am so grateful to my mother, about whom it is written.  Mama, you taught me to use my voice creatively and unabashedly.  It’s because of you I am the #humanist, #activist & #advocate I am today…

#MaM – The Beat Goes On

I wrote my first March Against Monsanto blog on the eve of the NYC event dedicated to fighting the dazzling array of disinformation that exists about GMOs and other world evils forced upon us by the agribusiness behemoth Monsanto and its allies. And truthfully, I am still on a high from the event that took…

March Against Monsanto

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, by now most people have at least heard of Monsanto. It’s the company that went from producing Agent Orange in the late ‘60s-early ‘70s to creating GMOs and then patenting the seeds! And last, but not least, it’s the same company that makes the favorite household brand of…

Pop Culture Counterpoint

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  In the case of two recent upheavals in the zeitgeist, I’d say that’s an understatement. I’m speaking about the uproar caused when Derek Jeter’s super model girlfriend, model Hannah Davis posed suggestively – I’d say pornographically – on the cover of Sports Illustrated newest swimsuit edition. …

Bruce! My Valentine’s She-ro!

“… Considering the violence and discrimination that transgender people endure, no one would go through this except for the most profound of motivations: to be authentic to one’s inner self.” (Nicholas Kristof, NY Times) Authenticity to one’s inner self? It’s not just a powerful ideal, it’s the embodiment of SELF-LOVE and the perfect topic to…

The Story of Nick

Mundane and expected – parents approach the bittersweet final weekend of summer wanting to make sure the summer beach toys are put away, sleep schedules are being wound back and calculators are purchased in anticipation for what will be just another regular school year. And it isn’t just the parents who are focused on the…

Good Morning Heaven

Many won’t ever know what it is to lose someone they love after that person has lost their own sense of personal joy. I do. Though the final lynch pin in my mother’s medical madness that stretched across most of my childhood and adult life, was technically cancer, her first diagnosis and underlying illness was…

Prelude to Extreme Guide to Parenting


It seems appropriate that Andy (aka my honey) and I co-write a blog on the eve of the premier of Bravo’s Extreme Guide to Parenting. If you haven’t seen the tweets and posts splattered across my social media, we’re the first family seen on the series and along with Emma and Yonah, offer a non-traditional…

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Meet Shira at the upcoming GMO Labeling Rally, NY City Hall, Wed. Dec. 2nd, noon-1pm. And the Holistic Moms Network monthly meeting will be moving to the 3rd Tuesday of every month starting in January, same time & place: 9:30am - 11am at the Katonah United Methodist Church

Meet Shira at the upcoming GMO Labeling Rally, NY City Hall, Wed. Dec. 2nd, noon-1pm and start the New Year by joining Shira for the Holistic Moms Network meeting
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