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: 2010-06-17T06:35:28-07:00
City Councilman Tom LaBonge is taking regulatory aim at one of Los Angeles' latest trendy distinctions--our proliferation of popular mobile "food trucks" dishing out tasty food on sidewalks across the city
Post date: 2010-06-15T09:30:32-07:00
California's challenge to a federal court order to release a possible 46,000 prisoners because existing ones were found to be denied proper medical care will hit the Supreme Court in the fall.
Post date: 2010-06-09T06:36:38-07:00
Jerry Brown won easily. Meg Whitman received 64% against tenacious competition. And now, they face a level playing field.
Post date: 2010-06-07T13:25:23-07:00
California primary and proposition elections are today. And while polls may indicate that many issues are already settled, there's still lots of last minute politicking to be done.
Post date: 2010-06-04T08:31:53-07:00
Republicans seem set upon pitting Carly Fiorina -- former CEO of Hewlett-Packard -- against Democrat Barbara Boxer for the California Senate seat. Are they shooting themselves in the foot?
Post date: 2010-06-02T14:21:33-07:00
The passage of Prop. 14 would in the future send two candidates from each major party onto the general election. But does it really create a more democratic voting process?