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  • California Gold Diggers
    The destination of foreigners in 1849 California
    The principal destination of many foreigners in 1849 California was not to the Northern mines but to the Southern mines. A main reason for this was because a large number of the first adventurers from Sonora and other places in Mexico came...
  • Downieville, CA 1854
    Racism on the Yuba River
    William Downie, the founder of Downieville, reported that the first he saw of any organization in California expressly formed to drive foreigners out of the mining country was in the later part of October 1849 at Bullard’s Bar on the North...
  • SS California
    Gold rush race problems began early
    Race problems in the California gold rush began early. A certain class of men, some vicious and malicious along with others who were ignorant and misguided, started for California as soon as news of the gold strikes reached the east. In January of...
  • obama
    Obama grants Constitutional rights to foreigners
    Reassuring foreigners that his administration isn't spying on "ordinary people" overseas, Barack Obama is planning on initiating changes to America's intelligence gathering agencies that certainly are wide and varied....
  • Singapore hiring companies required to consider citizens first in 2014
    Singapore hiring companies required to consider citizens first in 2014
    Singapore hiring companies will be required to consider citizens first over foreign workers starting next year. Their government will require companies to prove that they tried to hire a Singaporean for open positions. According to Fox News on...
  • Travel Papers
    Foreigners in Japan targeted by ads for criminal activity
    Japan’s National Police Agency reported this week that 58 free newspaper publications in Japan that circulate for foreign residents were found to have over 700 advertisements for illegal activities circulating from May until June 2011. The...
  • Silver moving in backwardation and could indicate foreign dollar dump
    Silver moving in backwardation and could indicate foreign dollar dump
    Silver has gained more than $2 in the just the last 24 hours, and technical charts now appear to show the precious metal is continuing to move in backwardation. Backwardation is a phenomenon where the futures price in the market is less than the...
  • Don't judge a gem by its appearance
    Advice to assisting foreigners/The danger of ethnocentrism
    What does it mean to be sensitive to those who come from backgrounds that differ significantly from ours? To be willing to assist them? To show them the ropes and boundaries? It means all of the above and more.The documentary, The Lost Boys of...