Erik Loomis is an assistant professor of history at the University of Rhode Island.
Why 170-Year-Old Logic Won’t Ensure Workplace Safety
Matt Yglesias had an odd response to my post yesterday calling for American corporations to be held to American labor standards no matter where in the world they site their plants or whether... MORE
Working · April 25, 2013
Shutting It All Down: The Power of General Strikes in U.S. History
Incredibly threatening to those in power, they rarely succeed. But they do build solidarity. As protesters gather Wednesday for the general strike called by Occupy Oakland, it's worth looking at the history of... MORE
Working · November 2, 2011