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Column: Open Letter From Fubler To MP Brown

Column: Open Letter From Fubler To MP Brown

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Dear Walton, I’m writing you this ‘Open Letter’ regarding your evoking Martin Luther King in a recent TV interview, explaining your inspiration for promoting civil disobedience as a response to proposed immigration changes. Offering King’s example provides a useful beacon by which we might all be guided,... Read more of this article

Column: Shared Vision For Our Community

Column: Shared Vision For Our Community

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] On Saturday – February 27th – a large celebration observing the 92nd birthday of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe was held, costing a reported $800,000. The former Finance Minister – Simba Makoni- complained that residents of the host-town had been ‘coerced’ into donating. Note that Zimbabwe... Read more of this article

Column: Key Is Choosing Growth Going Forward

Column: Key Is Choosing Growth Going Forward

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Life is change…growth is optional… choose wisely… [Quote from Karen Kaiser Clark] On February 21, 1965 Malcolm X [el Hajj Malik el Shabazz] was assassinated. He was one of four leaders killed in the United States within a five -year period, all of whom impacted global change. Malcolm was a transformative... Read more of this article

Photos/Review: Shine’s 60th Birthday Celebration

Photos/Review: Shine’s 60th Birthday Celebration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] There was a wonderful celebration of the 60th Birthday of Wendell ‘Shine’ Hayward at Fairmont Southampton Princess on Valentine’s Day. Coordinated by Shine’s two children; popular comedian Nadanja and daughter, Nishanthi – a teacher and actress; the event offered both a reflection on our shared past and the future... Read more of this article

Column: Basic Rights Of ‘All God’s Children’

Column: Basic Rights Of ‘All God’s Children’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] I write this Open Letter, with some regret that I have not taken a public stand affirming the rights of Gays and Lesbians, before now. For many years, I have seen myself as one who supports the basic rights of ‘All God’s Children’, a passion which took some time to evolve within me. Growing up in Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Column: “Be Inspired By Their Example”

Column: “Be Inspired By Their Example”

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] True Leaders are hardly known, next after them are those leaders who are known and admired, when the works done right, with no fuss or boasting, crdinary people say, ‘Oh we did it.’ - Quote from Lao Tzu – 6th century B.C.] On February 8, 1959 some fifteen ‘hardly known’ residents gathered for the first... Read more of this article

Column: “So We Not Only Survive, But Thrive”

Column: “So We Not Only Survive, But Thrive”

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Last week’s announcement of a collaboration in which Dr. J.J. Soares made an agreement with Age Concern to provide free medical examinations for a few elderly per week, who are facing significant challenges because of their financial circumstances; resonates with the ancient wisdom in the above quote by Hillel. That... Read more of this article

Observance Of Dr Martin Luther King’s Birthday

Observance Of Dr Martin Luther King’s Birthday

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Imagine Bermuda hosted a Gathering in observance of the Birthday of Martin Luther King. We had invited a limited number of a diverse group of residents – a size that allowed for an intimate dialogue on the implications of specific aspects of King’s legacy for today’s Bermuda. Among the 20-odd in attendance, we were graced... Read more of this article

Reflecting On Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

Reflecting On Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

[Written by Glenn Fubler] It is symbolic that Martin Luther King Jr was born on this date, a time when the human family is reflecting on ‘renewal’. His name was changed from ‘Michael’, at age eleven, following his father’s travels to the German home of Martin Luther, the leader of the Reformation, in the 16th Century. Through a set of circumstances... Read more of this article

Izola Harvey Celebrates 90th Birthday

Izola Harvey Celebrates 90th Birthday

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Monday evening, December 14th, some 80 people gathered to surprise Izola Harvey on the occasion of her 90th birthday. This wonderful affair not only highlighted the significance of the milestone she had reached, but the importance of the contribution she has made to Bermuda in concert with others, not the least being her... Read more of this article

Column: Students Potential In New School Year

Column: Students Potential In New School Year

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The start of a new School Year is an important milestone in every society; a reminder of the vital importance of nurturing and developing our minds. This is central for an island in which the only resource is its people, as the 21st Century ushers in the Knowledge Age. While learning begins from birth, it goes... Read more of this article

Opinion: Bermuda Experiencing “Deepwater”

Opinion: Bermuda Experiencing “Deepwater”

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Last week, during a late afternoon swim, I was surprised at seeing a 30-something woman swim out into the deepwater, towards the reef line, by herself. The weather was not ideal [although not rough] on that day and in fact I was the only other person swimming at that beach at the time. As I was leaving the area... Read more of this article

“Being The Change You Wish To See In World”

“Being The Change You Wish To See In World”

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] “Be the change you wish to see in the World” – Ghandi The first meeting of the Progressive Group [PG] took place on Sunday, February 8, 1959, in Flatts. They came together with a shared passion to see change in Bermuda. Having ‘walked’ Ghandi’s ‘talk’, they have left a legacy from which... Read more of this article