Jon Basil Utley

Antiwar Radio: Jon Basil Utley

Journalist Jon Basil Utley talks about the anti-Communist legacy of his mother Freda, who lost China, his post-Cold War break with the pro-empire “conservative” movement, the Armageddon Lobby and some of the possible consequences of a war against Iran.

MP3 here. (29:34)

Jon Basil Utley is associate publisher of The American Conservative and Robert A. Taft Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. A former correspondent for Knight Ridder in South America, Utley has written for the Harvard Business Review on foreign nationalism and was for 17 years a commentator on the Voice of America. He is director of Americans Against World Empire.

Author: Scott Horton

Scott Horton is Managing Director of The Libertarian Institute, host of Antiwar Radio for Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles and KUCR 88.3 in Riverside, podcasts the Scott Horton Show from, and is the Editorial Director of He’s conducted more than 4,500 interviews since 2003. He is also the author of Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan (2017).