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Why are some libertarians labelled as anarchists and why do some anarchists like to riot, I.e guy who smashed rbs branch/headquarters in the 2011 London g20 protest was labelled as being part of a left wing anarchist organisation.
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Initially, "libertarian" or "libertarian socialist" (a term many anarchists still use) was just another word for "anarchist" - in fact the term was originally used by anarchists to get around anti-anarchist censorship laws!

In the 1960s and 1970s, however, American classical liberals started using the term to refer to themselves, partly because "liberal" was now being used to refer to the centre and mainstream centre-left.

While anarchists are often likely to be more militant than other far-leftists, the media stereotype of anarchists as smashing windows could just as well be done by say, Trots.
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Like anarchism101 said, the original libertarians were a far left lot. The term 'libertarian' was morphed into a right wing pro unregulated or lightly regulated free market capitalism with a 'anything goes if you can pay for it or sell it' mindset. Anarchists are inherently anti capitalist for the sorts of reason given below.

"What, exactly, is the goal? The selling point of libertarianism is its offer of expanded individual liberties to do as you please. The offer is illusory if it in fact means that your freedom of action is hindered at every turn by bosses, owners, and other toll collectors. They all can demand money, or that you contract away your libertarian freedoms, for the privilege of stepping on their lawns. These new gatekeepers of "liberty" can still do stuff like fire you for testing positive for now-legal drugs. If maximizing individual freedom is what you're after, or even securing maximal protection for enumerated freedoms, you should realize that your boss is a bigger threat to your freedom of speech, or freedom to practice your religious faith, than the local police or your local government, don't you? Libertarianism is too selective in the freedoms it chooses to protect, and the people it protects you from." - rational wiki on contractions of libertarian philosophy

So now anarchism or libertarian socialism (more or less the same thing) is used to make sure you are not getting it confuses with the right wing american invention of libertarian political philosophy, as they are polar opposites in many ways.
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