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: 2010-10-11T01:26:46-07:00
California's governing classes finally pass the latest state; it leaves a spending deficit of at least $10 billion that will probably grow to a lot more.
Post date: 2010-10-07T10:36:43-07:00
When firing teachers in the L.A. school system goes by strict seniority-based "last hired, first fired," they can disporportionately effect schools whose teaching bodies are made up of newer teachers. A new court settlement will violate strict seniorit...
Post date: 2010-10-04T10:39:16-07:00
An L.A. Times investigation finds rampant waste and crony dealings and not nearly enough affordable housing in California city redevelopment agencies allegedly dedicated to the latter goal.
Schwarzenegger Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill, But Vetoes Lifesaving Measures Regarding Other DrugsPost date: 2010-10-01T08:51:24-07:00
Gov. Schwarzenegger signs bill reducing possession of less than an ounce of marijuana to a mere infraction (less than a misdemeanor) punishable by merely fines up to $100, and no jail time. But he vetoed various bills related to other illegal drugs, su...
Post date: 2010-09-29T05:41:08-07:00
Gubernatorial candidates Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman held their first public debate last night at UC-Davis.
Post date: 2010-09-27T01:00:30-07:00
Public relations chaos haunts the very popular downtown Artwalk, as it is apparently killed and then revived over the course of the weekend.