Brian Doherty | KCET
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. He is author of three books This is Burning Man (2004, Little, Brown; paperback BenBella, 2006) and Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement (PublicAffairs, 2007), and Gun Control on Trial (Cato Institute, 2008).
Doherty's reporting and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard, San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications, and he has been a commentator on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck Show.
He ran a small indie record label, Cherry Smash Records, from 1993-2001, and has lived in Los Angeles since July 1994.
Post date: 2010-12-06T05:48:43-08:00
Since Prop. 19 failed to fully legalize adult possession, use, and small growth, Obama's Department of Justice is showing an increased desire to interfere with the state medical system.
Post date: 2010-12-02T13:08:09-08:00
A state Senate investigation finds over 100 members of the state Office of Inspector General, charged with investigating state prisons, armed and perked as full-fledged "peace officers" for no apparent good reason.
Post date: 2010-11-29T02:59:41-08:00
The City Council after much repetition and last-minute changes approves 10 ballot measures for L.A. voter approval in March.
Post date: 2010-11-24T07:58:58-08:00
While votes remain to be counted, after weeks of uncertainty our County D.A. Steve Cooley has conceded the victory in the statewide Attorney General race to San Francisco's Kamala Harris.
Post date: 2010-11-22T12:53:55-08:00
A new plan pushed through the City Council could end citizen and Neighborhood Councils ability to speak up during the city planning process.
Post date: 2010-11-19T08:30:04-08:00
L.A. imposes a midnight-5 a.m. curfew on its beaches, but the state Coastal Commission has told the city they can't do that.