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Column: Tribute To The Life Of Veronica Ross

Column: Tribute To The Life Of Veronica Ross

[Column written by Glenn Fubler] On Saturday, November 23rd, St. James Church [Somerset] was full for the celebration of the life of the late Veronica Ross. The congregation heard aspects of how this loving mother, iconic educator and community exemplar was not only concerned about some, but all God’s children.I had the opportunity to collaborate... Read more of this article

Column: Addressing Substance Abuse

Column: Addressing Substance Abuse

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” The above quote from Albert Einstein is applicable to the matter of how most countries have, for decades, prosecuted a ‘War on Drugs,’ unsuccessfully attempting to address the challenge of substance abuse.... Read more of this article

Column: Rev Foster Was An ‘Iconic Clergyman’

Column: Rev Foster Was An ‘Iconic Clergyman’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Last week saw the peaceful passing of Reverend T. Wendell Foster at his home in New York after decades of service in the U.S. and Bermuda. It happens that I had the fortune of catching up with this mentor and his extended family during his visit to the island around Cup Match 2019. Foster, who was born 95 years... Read more of this article

Column: Labour Day: A Reminder of Solidarity

Column: Labour Day: A Reminder of Solidarity

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Labour Day 2018, while pushing a friend – Alvin Williams – in a wheelchair into a KEMH elevator, an acquaintance called out to me that he thought that I would be at Union Square at that time. His comment sparked the thought that assisting someone with their regular Dialysis treatment captured the essence of the spirit... Read more of this article

Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday, June 14th – Freedom Friday – a diverse gathering of 150 or so, took place in City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre, for sixty minutes, in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott. The appropriateness of the venue was noted, as it’s only ‘yards’ away from ‘ground zero’ during June 1959. The... Read more of this article

Theatre Boycott 60th Anniversary Celebration

Theatre Boycott 60th Anniversary Celebration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] ‘Freedom Friday’, will be the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott on Friday, June 14th – a kick-off for ‘Heroes’ Weekend’. Dwayne Caines, Lynne Winfield, Renee Falcon [VP of the Bermuda Nurses Association], Bishop Nick Dill, myself and Collin Simmons of the BIUEmphasising ‘celebration’,... Read more of this article

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Dear Mr. President, I am writing to offer you and your team best wishes, following your recent mandate for a new term, as a result of the just-completed General Elections in South Africa. I do so, on behalf of a group of Bermudians, listed below. The group of us are only a small representation of the many Bermudians... Read more of this article

Column: 60th Anniversary of Theatre Boycott

Column: 60th Anniversary of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Friday, February 8th, 2019 marked the 60th anniversary of the first meeting of the Progressive Group, in Flatts. That secret gathering began a 3+month process involving 18 people envisioning a better Bermuda and brainstorming strategies towards that end. As a result of that process, by mid-June 1959, the Theatre Boycott began,... Read more of this article

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Taking a courageous stand on a fundamental principle, that has global implications, is challenging for most people, let alone a 15-year-old girl. These past two weeks, during the UN’s Annual Climate Change Conference [COP24], many international media outlets have become aware of the story of one-such teen. Amongst... Read more of this article

Column: Human Rights Anniversary Today

Column: Human Rights Anniversary Today

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Monday, December 10th’s United Nation’s Human Rights Day is special in that it marks the 70th anniversary of the ‘Declaration of Human Rights’. That iconic document was finalized in 1948, a few years following the conclusion of the devastation of World War II. That tragedy caused the death of millions,... Read more of this article

Column: Need To Change Course On Climate

Column: Need To Change Course On Climate

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday, November 23rd, the United States Government released the Climate Science Special Report – the Fourth National Climate Assessment. This report was produced by 13 U.S. Federal Agencies – civil service scientists – and has caused the Trump Administration some consternation, since it refutes the... Read more of this article

Column: Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting

Column: Bermuda Better Energy Plan Meeting

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] I recently attended a community meeting that spoke to concerns that I’ve had since hearing last month’s urgent report by a United Nations agency on the matter of climate change. On Thursday, November 8th, I joined at least 130 residents gathered at St. Paul AME, Centennial Hall to listen to presentations... Read more of this article

Column: Call To Action On Climate Change

Column: Call To Action On Climate Change

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC] last week published a report which deserves close attention. While three years ago, the historic Paris Conference concluded with a consensus limiting any median temperature rise to 2 degrees C, this latest meeting of the IPCC has concluded... Read more of this article