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Column: Observance Of Martin Luther King Day

Column: Observance Of Martin Luther King Day

[Written by Glenn Fubler] It is ironic that the observance of MLK Day 2022 is being characterized as a time for grave reflection. This, because over the past year, some 19 State Legislatures [Republican strongholds] have passed legislation that is geared to curtail the right to vote, especially for non-white and working people. This is part of a campaign... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating Dr Weldon’s Contributions

Column: Celebrating Dr Weldon’s Contributions

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Like the vast majority of Bermudians, I was disappointed in hearing that Dr Carika Weldon had recently submitted her resignation, especially having experienced the pleasure of some limited collaboration with this unique young woman, prior to the pandemic. My decade of experience as former Labour Relations Officer... Read more of this article

Column: Duffy & Hill Provide Inspiration

Column: Duffy & Hill Provide Inspiration

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] There are those who claim that life is not a sprint, but a marathon. Others recognize the reality of the communal nature of life; appreciating that it is more of a long-distance relay. With her spirit of appreciation for that reality, Flora Duffy used the opportunity of her being celebrated by our island, to... Read more of this article

Column: BIU’s ‘Out-Of-The-Box’ Leadership

Column: BIU’s ‘Out-Of-The-Box’ Leadership

[Written by Glenn Fubler] In September, the Bermuda Medical Doctors Association penned a letter encouraging all residents to seriously consider getting vaccinated for Covid, upon the advice of their physician. 104 doctors signed-off in support, within a fortnight. Now, almost 100 additional ‘Health Professionals’ have confirmed their concurrence... Read more of this article

Column: Vaccine Availability Around The Globe

Column: Vaccine Availability Around The Globe

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] As the global death toll due to the pandemic surpasses 2.5 million, stringent intellectual property rights are apparently severely limiting access for Covid vaccines to most people around the globe. India and South Africa are championing a campaign of vital global importance; addressing the relevant governing... Read more of this article

Column: Rediscovery Of The Bermuda Cahow

Column: Rediscovery Of The Bermuda Cahow

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The January 28, 1951 rediscovery of the Cahow – a sea bird which once flourished in Bermuda, but was thought to be extinct for 300 years – was a watershed event. That revelation had both local and global implications as it was symbolic of the type of rebirth being manifested in that era following the... Read more of this article

Educators Have Conversation On Collaboration

Educators Have Conversation On Collaboration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Seven educators from the public and private sectors gathered via Zoom on Monday [Nov 23] from 4pm, re-booting a conversation on optimizing collaboration across the Island to benefit all students. They included School Principals Linda Parker – BHS, Keisha Douglas – Berkeley, Kenneth Caesar – CedarBridge, Resheema Swan-... Read more of this article

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] November 11th, Armistice Day marked the end of World War I in 1918, a return to peace after unprecedented devastation. That war – mainly in Europe – was known as “the war to end all wars.” That hope was set aside when within two subsequent decades, World War II began in Europe with the Nazi war... Read more of this article

Column: Innovative Approach, Collaborative Spirit

Column: Innovative Approach, Collaborative Spirit

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] During the opening of the Bermuda High School for Girls’ Innovation Centre on Sunday, November 1, Mariette Savoie, the chairwoman of the school, said, “From the beginning, our vision was that this space would be shared with young people across Bermuda.” She went on to say, “I look forward to... Read more of this article

Column: Upcoming U.S. General Elections

Column: Upcoming U.S. General Elections

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] 2020 has been exceptional in many ways; with COVID 19 and the uncommon drama of the upcoming U.S. General Elections The Pandemic spread across the globe, with varied impacts in different jurisdictions. Most countries responded reasonably. However, the United States, with less than 5% of the world’s population,... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating The Life Of Earl Cameron

Column: Celebrating The Life Of Earl Cameron

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The passing of widely-respected film actor Earl Cameron a month before his 103rd birthday represents the passing of an era, both for his homeland – Bermuda – and his adopted home, Britain. In spite of his global notoriety, this pioneer maintained humility. His nephew, Neville Cameron, notes that his uncle... Read more of this article

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Significantly, Heroes Day falls on Monday, June 15th, the anniversary of the beginning of the Theatre Boycott. That heroic campaign in 1959 provided Bermuda with a breath of fresh air. The two weeks of civic action by ordinary people produced extraordinary results, producing a key watershed in the transformation... Read more of this article

Column: Build A Movement Of True Solidarity

Column: Build A Movement Of True Solidarity

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The iconic video footage of Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin sitting with his knee placed on the neck of the handcuffed George Floyd for 8 minutes 46 seconds has sparked a global response. The scene is hauntingly surreal. Chauvin sitting, serenely with his knee on the victim’s neck, hand in pocket, with... Read more of this article