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: 2009-07-29T02:26:25-07:00
Not only is the economic news bad right now, economists don't see employment or housing values getting better for years.
Post date: 2009-07-27T02:21:02-07:00
Reformers are offering a pair of proposals: slash city council salaries, and give DWP ratepayers their own advocate.
Post date: 2009-07-24T04:22:16-07:00
The state is shaken by the new, almost-approved budget deal. It appears to have something in it for everyone to hate.
Post date: 2009-07-22T03:38:55-07:00
The governor and legislature have reached a tentative budget deal--and L.A. County doesn't like it a bit.
Post date: 2009-07-20T01:24:42-07:00
The LAPD has sufficiently reformed itself to a degree that it no longer requires an outside court-ordered monitor, federal officials say.
Post date: 2009-07-17T01:58:32-07:00
Things aren't getting any brighter quickly on the state's economic outlook front, as we are now looking at a staggering 11.6 percent unemployment rate, and a credit rating downturn that could mark the state as a junk investment.