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Boost bc 1) we've criticized kolektiva before for similar shit 2) we have plenty of followers & at least a few ppl we follow who are over there 3) first time we've seen anyone actually say they're defederating from them

kitty.town/@GinnyMcQueen/10554

terrible uspol quote from kolektiva account called out by OP 

"I have no love for the right but I applaud the storming of the capital."

kolektiva.social/@bludger/1055

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kolektiva / instagram / antiblack anarchists etc 

To be clear, we noticed soon after we became active that kolektiva was where a lot of the antiblack u.s. anarchists we've encountered elsewhere hang out.

THEN there was the whole IG move spearheaded by people like makegodgayagain who was frankly promoting the mayoverse in a blatantly uncritical way and told lots of ppl kolektiva was the place to go if you were rad which predictably brought a lot of new people there.

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kolektiva / instagram / antiblack anarchists etc 

Not sure if any instances are choosing to defederate other than the one from OP but we haven't really pushed hard for any particular response, just called out shit when we saw it with the idea that Black people who signed up there could then decide for themselves if they wanted to move or not. But gonna put our past posts abt the instance here for reference:

eldritch.cafe/@romainelaprophe
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All that said it's VERY interesting that this corner of the mayoverse seems to be eager to defederate from annoying anarchists but not from annoying radlibs lol.

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& we've found a lot more Black people on kolektiva (maybe due to the IG move?) than on some other instances we find equally irritating that haven't been subject to this kind of backlash, like monads or lgbt.io

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So to summarize...if you're not Black & you're boosting this fine but in general you're not really any better just different.

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kolektiva / instagram / antiblack anarchists etc 

@romainelaprophetesse hey guess where I'm at..... Lol

@unsuspicious people who vote for democrats, nonblacks with BLM in the bio, nonblacks who have a lot of clout & use it to push annoying reformist bullshit

@unsuspicious See the rest of the thread, named a couple, also mastodon.social (obviously) & anticapitalist.party but a list might be pointless tbh it's a systemic problem with this whole digital world not just with individual Bad Instances

@romainelaprophetesse i didn't know of issues with anticapitalist.party, i don't follow the local timeline that much. i'll keep an eye on it. maybe it's time to move out.

@romainelaprophetesse no, but i'll look around. I interact more with ppl I follow directly. I've choose the instance just because it seems properly moderated and had a good CoC.

@romainelaprophetesse @unsuspicious@anarchism.space If it's any help (?) I've been trying to get people to listen about anticapitalistparty for years kitty.town/@GinnyMcQueen/14186

kolektiva / instagram / antiblack anarchists etc 

@romainelaprophetesse thank you for these. I've missed a lot of the shit coming from kolektiva.

kolektiva / instagram / antiblack anarchists etc 

@schrodingers_cat yah that instance exploded in popularity. Had never really seen them around before the influx of new users. Been following @romainelaprophetesse 's posts and it has been illuminating.

kolektiva / instagram / antiblack anarchists etc 

@romainelaprophetesse thank you for sharing these.

I had a vague memory of some of it, but my mind is foggy at the best of times.

@romainelaprophetesse kolektiva appears to have dealt with the "bludger" account now :)

@romainelaprophetesse I'm bout to set up my own instance at this point because this that "common ground" bullshit

@romainelaprophetesse do you have any tips on moving instances? I haven't been on here in a few days and yikes

@bologknees @romainelaprophetesse if you find a new instance you can import your follow list and mark your old account as “moved”. That way people can find you on your new instance.

If you had wanted to, you’d be more than welcome at Queer Garden :Heart_Progress:

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Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelle que soit votre langue.

A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.