4chan is compromised. They censor all links to better imageboards because they want you there on 4chan, posting under your real IP for the upcoming Commission Against Antisemitism (not joking, check the recent legislation).
I've heard of some smaller VPNs working, but haven't verified myself. Mine doesn't work from any of my nodes, and I still don't trust my VPN not to roll over on me and break the "no logs" promise if Johnny Fed shows up.
Linux -> VPN -> Tor -> Tor-friendly site is the only way forward for now. The long term solution likely involves some sort of RF mesh net along with a credible monopoly of force with which to defend it.
Stay vigilant and study programming, electrical engineering, or gardening. We're going to need it.