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: 2009-12-30T03:05:40-08:00
We may soon see a large increase in state pension contributions. Employee pensions are looking even grimmer.
Post date: 2009-12-28T10:09:02-08:00
Demanding financial disclosure is making it hard for the LAPD to fill the slots in their gang detail department.
Post date: 2009-12-23T03:33:05-08:00
In a wide-ranging interview with the Daily News, Mayor Villaragosa, in the face of many obvious city problems, declares 2009 "one of the best years we've had.
Post date: 2009-12-21T07:38:57-08:00
A court decision has robbed the city controller of her ability to review the performances of other elected officials. She is expected to appeal the decision.
Post date: 2009-12-18T04:01:51-08:00
L.A. school superintendent Ramon Cortines makes a daring pronouncement: the school district needs to do a better and harsher job at weeding out mediocre teachers before they get tenure.
Post date: 2009-12-16T12:57:16-08:00
After weeks of debate over how many will be allowed, L.A. City Council again failed to vote on new regulations for marijuana dispensaries,