A prolific author and Austrian economist, Murray Rothbard promoted a form of free-market anarchism he called “anarcho-capitalism.”
In this video from the first Libertarian International World Libertarian Convention in 1982 in Zurich, Switzerland,
Rothbard gives a lecture on what he identified as the six stages of building an independent libertarian (or any philosophical) movement in a region.
Rothbard identifies possible growing pains associated with the growing popularity of libertarianism but ultimately concludes that such risks are necessary because:
“Libertarians, it seems to me, are not content with contemplating justice, contemplating truth, goodness and beauty, we’re not playing intellectual games — we mean to change the world. We want to put this thing into reality.”
Lecture presented by Murray N. Rothbard at the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s “Keynes and Keynesianism” seminar; Harvard Square, Massachusetts, April 28-29, 1989.
Playlist link for complete lecture seminar: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3EC8CD709FD7A9CB
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Lecture presented by Murray N. Rothbard at the “Second Annual Advanced Instructional Conference in Austrian Economics” at Stanford University; June 25 – July 2, 1988. Includes an introduction by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
The first full-scale war revisionism conference in the post-Cold War epoch. Presented at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Auburn, Alabama, May 1994. This conference was the first antiwar conference from a libertarian perspective in the post-Cold War era and set in motion the new and broad-based antiwar movement.