I imagine University of Rhode Island professor Erik Loomis’ classes must be pretty interesting.
Interesting isn’t a synonym for “good” or “enlightening,” but I can’t picture being bored from what little I know about him.
Incensed, sure. Bored, no.
Loomis is a professor of history at the university, the author of several books about the labor movement and activism, and a writer for the blog Lawyers, Guns & Money. I’m a fan of 66 percent of that title’s formulation, but alas, it doesn’t quite live up to its billing — at least when it comes to Loomis’ digital scribblings.
I became aware of the blog recently, as many others did, when Loomis decided to comment on the death of Michael Reinoehl.
Reinoehl, 48, was accused of shooting and killing a member of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer during violent protests in Portland, Oregon, last month. (In