Dick Reavis

Dick J. Reavis is a former staff writer at Texas Monthly. He has written about motorcycle gangs, undocumented immigrants, guerrillas, convicts, coal miners, security guards, and banks for publications as diverse as Soldier of Fortune and the Wall Street Journal. He is a professor in the English department at North Carolina State University. 

Stories

A Season in Hell

A few years ago guards ran the Rusk State Hospital for the criminally insane. Now sociopathic criminals rule the wards.

Labor Pains

Second-generation refinery workers don’t believe in politicians or corporations and some of them don’t believe in unions. The questions is, do they believe in strikes?

Labor Pains

Second-generation refinery workers don’t believe in politicians or corporations and some of them don’t believe in unions. The questions is, do they believe in strikes?

I Was a Bum

Hey, buddy, can you spare a dime?

I Was a Bum

Hey, buddy, can you spare a dime?

The Smoldering Fire

More than once San Antonio has been the crucible for a Mexican revolution. A band of guerrillas in Oaxaca believes it could happen again.

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