(repost from competing site)
>inb4 auto ban
Before you write this thread down as "another case of baseless/meaningless/hair splitting thread about the split," just hear me out. What I'm going to attempt here is to detect the "level of class consciousness" for every position taken on our so called SPLIT.
Before we even begin (and the following section will be an admittedly biased TL;DR:), I'd like to emphasize that all of our responses to the SPLIT are "ours," meaning, coming from this loose community known as "leftypol" – whether from 8ch, .xyz, .org, or .net, from 2014 oldfags or 2020 newfags. Still, I'd like to rely on well established facts (some of us might have missed).
It is true, that OldBO's regime (back on 8ch) was rather autocratic, yet it is also true that it was one of the highest-quality posting period in this loosely connected community's history. The "oldSPLIT" (8ch/leftpol) in under months succumb to extreme right posters, whose main line was trying to "prove" that OldBO "was a transhumanist" (no further comments, lol). Still, it says a lot about that "original split" and its moderation policies, laid down by Space_ himself, which included the "loosest moderation approach possible," which, quite predictably ended up as a right wing shithole since the board was hosted on a mainly nazi infested 8ch. .8ch got closed down, and this is where our (first) transition happened.
By establishing our "bunker" on bunkerchan.xyz, we were rather enthusiastic. Our vols & users made all efforts to make sure that the userbase will not be lost due to a server change. While on 8ch we had 400-600 PPH, we had like 200 on our new home. With the server change came the dethroning of our OldBO, still, our new moderation team organized itself on the principles of democratic-centralism, meaning that while they recruited their members from the posteriat base, they voted democratically about policy, etc. among them.
As time went by, our representatives (vols) started to notice that our OWNER (Space_) kept on lying about our representatives getting server access (the ability to stomp out site bugs, add new features, etc.) and since this went on for more than a year they started working out this site you are reading this OP on.
Somebody snitched to Space, who got butthurt about our representatives having a Blan B (this site) and purged them. THIS is where my real post starts, the class analysis proper, if you will.
1. One of the main responses to these series of facts was to completely disregard the economic realities of the happenings (the fact that Space_ was literally a capitalist promising again and again that he'll provide better conditions but never coming through) and turn this into a "cultural issue" about how our vols banned your incelposting/idpol bait/whatever. These people LITERALLY disregarded material realities and inserted instead their petty causes into the situation, confirming their status as "eternal victims." These are the deviationists who put completely aside the material factors (like ownership structures) and pretend that "everything could be all right ONLY IF…" This position is also called "conservatism" whose arch-ideology is basically "if we got rid of [x], everything would be fine!"
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