I've stated before and again that [b]T[/b]here [b]I[/b]s [b]N[/b]o [b]A[/b]lternative 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:
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.