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: 2010-03-22T03:11:10-07:00
A noticeably frustrated Villaraigosa recently berated the political system for limiting his ability to raise revenues. Are the Mayor's hands really tied on the deficit issue?
Post date: 2010-03-18T09:22:33-07:00
Local media is slamming the seven city council members that decided against cutting their own salaries. The combined cuts would have saved up to 4,000 city jobs.
Post date: 2010-03-15T08:11:33-07:00
A new carbon surcharge could finally convince the city to switch over to renewable energy. And the Mayor, for one, is betting on it to work.
Post date: 2010-03-12T06:38:14-08:00
Mayor Villaraigosa has asked city agencies to stop purchasing unnecessary items. Examples include furniture, food, and travel.
Post date: 2010-03-09T23:29:50-08:00
In a desperate search for savings, the city has begun targeting everything from banks deals to government jobs.
Post date: 2010-03-07T23:40:09-08:00
It's official: Jerry Brown is running for the Democratic nomination he will undoubtedly receive.