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: 2010-08-27T02:48:51-07:00
The L.A. city attorney's office says it has done all its research on how many existing pot dispensaries are still legal under the new June ordinance, which allows 70 to exist, and found only 41. And instead of waiting to be sued over this conclusion, t...
Post date: 2010-08-23T10:37:51-07:00
The Daily News has found enormous citizen dissatisfaction over employee pay and pensions in city government, and offers some difficult but likely necessary solutions.
Post date: 2010-08-19T09:05:04-07:00
The L.A. Times is publishing a series that attempts to link specific teachers performance to elementary students test scores--and local teachers unions got so mad they called for a boycott of the paper.
Post date: 2010-08-16T02:27:06-07:00
Mayor Villaraigosa promised when first elected to turn L.A. into "the greenest big city in America," but it isn't looking like he's succeeded, at least not yet.
Post date: 2010-08-12T03:28:06-07:00
In the wake of the city of Bell's salary scandal, California's State Assembly is considering a bill that would punish localities that give their local officials pay that the attorney general considers unreasonable.
Post date: 2010-08-09T10:33:07-07:00
Mayor Villaraigosa has an office staff more than 70 percent larger than his predecessor James Hahn.