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__deleted_____ wrote

Would be great, but the mods there would never be willing to give up their ranks on the mod list and they'd need to be on board to set this up - we've seen time and time again that the slightest bit of power corrupts people. They'd prolly rather maintain their positions on the hierarchy than burn the whole thing down.


_ziq_ wrote (edited )

But it's ironic since their inaction is just going to ensure they'll lose all control of the message when reddit's admins inevitably shut r/@ down. Then everyone will just see "this sub has been suspended for violating our rules by advocating violence" instead of a message crafted by anarchists. That message that can allow the sub to live on elsewhere, and make a righteous political statement about no-platforming fascism and rejecting liberal horseshoe bullshit.

If the community take a stand and close it down themselves, it'll forever remain a monument to freedom, and a giant fuck you to reddit for persecuting antifa.

They could even have the message call out the actual violent rhetoric ingrained in subs like r/neoliberalism and r/politics, where wealthy Americans normalize and glorify brutal imperialism and genocide for their gain.


zod wrote (edited )

The notice could also mention that using reddit is horrible security culture because it's proprietary and they cooperate with the feds giving them our private data.


Westfield wrote

It has always struck me as ironic that anyone who calls themselves an anarchist would voluntarily take a position of power over a community of other anarchists. Feels like they missed the point a bit