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: 2009-05-27T02:08:41-07:00
Schwarzenegger announces plans for easing CA's troubled fiscal situation--but Villaraigosa doesn't want the state balancing its budget on the backs of cities.
Post date: 2009-05-26T05:49:59-07:00
California, often thought of as a leading indicator of social trends, falls behind on gay marriage as the Supreme Court upholds Prop 8, banning the practice moving forward in the state--while ensuring that same-sex marriages that happened during the pe...
Post date: 2009-05-21T05:10:54-07:00
Local political watchers seem to agree: L.A.'s Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa may have won his second term mere months ago, but it's probable that his political future is over.
Post date: 2009-05-20T04:12:08-07:00
Measures meant to cope with CA's fiscal crisis failed at the polls. Citizens who bothered to vote seem mad at politicians, but local media is mad at the citizens.
Post date: 2009-05-17T22:57:30-07:00
There's an important election on Tuesday. Fiscal-related ballot initiatives are in trouble, and the Governor is desperate for them to pass.
Post date: 2009-05-15T03:06:19-07:00
Next week is the runoff election for Los Angeles City Attorney, between former city councilman Jack Weiss and former prosecutor Carmen Trutanich. But hanging in the balance might be more than just their fates--it might be Mayor Villaraigosa's political...