SPD model and Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

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Jacob Richter
SPD model and Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

I've stated before and again that There Is No Alternative to the pre-WWI SPD model for left politics and organizing the "alternative culture."

Well, look at a historic enemy par excellence of the left:

Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party

Shanker Satyanath, Nico Voigtlaender, Hans-Joachim Voth wrote:
We collect new data on the density of associations in 229 German towns and cities. Denser networks of clubs and societies went hand-in-hand with a more rapid rise of the Nazi Party. Towns with one standard deviation higher association density saw at least 15% faster Nazi Party entry.