Erik Loomis

Erik Loomis is an associate professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. He blogs at Lawyers, Guns, and Money on labor and environmental issues past and present. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Dissent, and the New Republic. The author of Out of Sight and A History of America in Ten Strikes (both from The New Press) as well as Empire of Timber, he lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

News and Reviews


In honor of Labor Day, we sit down with Erik Loomis (author of A History of America in Ten Stri


Erik Loomis writes, "The more that people know about these issues, the more that they hold corporations accountable - which is precisely why corporations don't want them to know anything."


Author Erik Loomis discusses why corporations outsource catastrophe and the implications of American consumption.

Counter Punch

Read an op-ed by author Erik Loomis on the recent Santa Barbara oil spill.

Books by Erik Loomis

Out of Sight
The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe

Erik Loomis