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: 2010-09-24T08:12:58-07:00
A new environmental impact study about the westside "subway to the sea" casts doubt on the belief that it will help ease auto congestion.
Post date: 2010-09-22T03:16:16-07:00
Eight past and present Bell city officials have been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigations into political corruption there.
Post date: 2010-09-20T02:28:35-07:00
A new report from L.A. City Controller Wendy Gruel makes federal stimulus spending look like it's doing less for L.A. employment than you might have hoped.
Post date: 2010-09-16T02:33:55-07:00
Who is spending the most money now, and who has spent the most money in the past, and who will spend the most money as governor are the issues dominating the heated governer's race in California this week.
Post date: 2010-09-13T02:48:38-07:00
On top of local and state investigations, the city of Bell is now being investigated by the federal Justice Department over the possibility that its exorbitant towing and retrieval fee policies violated its citizens civil rights.
Post date: 2010-09-08T04:56:29-07:00
Local political gadfly Ron Kaye accuses the general pattern of downtown development, with huge subsidized projects failing or bringing few benefits to the people, as leading to a Blade Runner future for L.A.