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Dick J. Reavis :
An immodest proposal

Here’s a day when we can all say, ‘Liar, liar, pants on fire.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2019 June 14 is Donald Trump’s birthday and it deserves celebration — as National Liars Day. … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
An immodest proposal

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Dick J. Reavis :
We are the New Union Army!

It’s time to wear our colors as we work to help finish the Civil War. By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | July 12, 2015 In a recent book about the Southern Civil Rights Movement, professor, SNCC veteran, … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
We are the New Union Army!

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Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

Charlie, who was well-known around the UT campus in late-’60s Austin, ‘was a lefty, but always a heretic.’ By Dick J. Reavis | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Charlie Saulsberry, 70, a familiar figure on the UT-Austin campus … finish reading Dick J. Reavis :
Former civil rights activist and political street vendor Charlie Saulsberry is dead at 70

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Dick J. Reavis : Diverse ‘Moral Monday’ Movement Captures Imagination in North Carolina

Demonstrator being arrested during a protest at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, May 6, 2013. Photo by Gerry Broome / AP. ‘Moral Monday’:Diverse NAACP-led movement ‘achieves mass’ in North Carolina “When I got to an A.M.E. [African Methodist-Episcopal] … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Diverse ‘Moral Monday’ Movement Captures Imagination in North Carolina

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Dick J. Reavis : ¡Que Vivan los ‘Plantonistas’ de Wall Street!

“Plantonistas” protest Mexican election results at Mexico City’s Zócalo plaza, Nov. 11, 2011. Photo by Régis Lachaume / Wikimedia Commons. Borrowing From Mexico:The Wall Street Plantón By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2011 The widespread … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : ¡Que Vivan los ‘Plantonistas’ de Wall Street!

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Dick J. Reavis : Are Hoover and Obama Peas in a Pod?

Herbert Hoover and Barack Obama: Peas in a pod? Image from Decline of the Empire.The more things change…The Obama tax compromiseBy Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / December 13, 2010 The story below is from the January 3, … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Are Hoover and Obama Peas in a Pod?

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Dick J. Reavis : The Conspiracy in the Attic

Above, Dick Reavis now. Photo from San Antonio Current. Below, Dick Reavis then, in 1966 demonstration by Sexual Freedom League on University of Texas campus. Montage image scanned from The Daily Texan.The conspiracy in an Austin attic:My first rad-confab I … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : The Conspiracy in the Attic

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BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis : Bruce Watson’s ‘Freedom Summer: The Savage Season…’

But his take is a bit romantic…Bruce Watson’s Freedom Summer a page turner By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 16, 2010 [Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy, by … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis : Bruce Watson’s ‘Freedom Summer: The Savage Season…’

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BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’

A worrisome message from Nicholas Carr:What The Shallows means for the left By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / July 10, 2010 [The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr (Norton, 2010; Hardcover, … finish reading BOOKS / Dick J. Reavis on ‘The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains’

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Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died

Costumed Klansmen plying their trade. Image from University of North Carolina.The true story:David Crockett and the KKK in San Antonio By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 During a bout of recent microfilm reading in … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died

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BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’

El Monstruo:John Ross’ history of MexicoA must read for Texans The problem with any informed accounting of Mexico is that its historical figures, like assassins, are often deadly, swift, and seemingly mad. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog … finish reading BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’

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Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

Erykah Badu (right) at nine years, with her sister Nayrok, six, in Dallas in 1980. Badu contributed to Texas Monthly‘s special edition. Photo from Texas Monthly.Signs of a new inclusiveness?Texas Monthly‘s special edition By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

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