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: 2009-07-01T01:10:19-07:00
Officers sent by Chief Bratton to disciplinary boards for their violent role in the 2007 May Day demonstrations in L.A. will not lose their jobs.
Post date: 2009-06-29T01:05:06-07:00
L.A.'s City Council has settled on a deal with city workers' unions that the city hopes will save it $500 million over the next two years, without mass layoffs or noticeable service reductions.
Post date: 2009-06-26T02:25:55-07:00
The state Assembly has a plan it insists will help, but Gov. Schwarzenegger is adamant: he wants all (a solution to cover the state's entire deficit) or nothing at all.
Post date: 2009-06-24T00:15:57-07:00
Seeing that 2010 would probably not be his year, Mayor Villaraigosa ends the speculation: He will not be running for governor of California next year.
Post date: 2009-06-22T03:08:18-07:00
The L.A. Times polled Angelenos on their feelings about local government and life--which are decidedly mixed.
Post date: 2009-06-19T00:29:41-07:00
Our newly elected city attorney Carmen Trutanich prepares to take office, and he appears to have the enthusiastic support of local politics-watchers.