December 30, 2013

The Island at the End of the Earth

Thomas Martienssen, BBC News

The Associated Press

It is one of the most isolated island communities in the world. The tiny Pacific island of Palmerston is visited by a supply ship twice a year - at most - and the long and hazardous journey deters all but the most intrepid visitors. What's more, most of its 62 inhabitants are descended from one man - an Englishman who settled there 150 years ago.

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TAGGED: Globalization


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Globalization and Democracy Can Coexist
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December 20, 2013
America: From Globalization to Isolationism
Edward Goldberg, RCW
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