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Maser 1981,355, my translation) These demands are of a serious nature and, in fact, almost imply the abolishment of the Weimar Republic. Neumann (1965, 73) therefore characterizes the NSDAP as a protest group. During this period the NSDAP was actively collaborating with other conspiracy groups against the Weimar Republic. With the help of the Bavarian government serious preparations were made to overthrow the Weimar Republic in a march to Berlin. But, in November of 1923, the head of the Bavarian government informed the paramilitary units that there was to be no Putsch (Orlow 1973,44).
The same also holds for the case discussed by Schoonmaker (1988). The tight networks that exist in ecological movements allow the leaders to gain considerable information concerning their strength. This type of information, contrary to well-publicized polls, is very likely to be private and accessible only to the movements. Consequently, I assume that the established parties are at a disadvantage with respect to this type of information, in comparison to the potential new parties. This can have important consequences, as was the case with the German Greens.
On 5 February an advertisement (signed by 100 prominent persons) appeared in the Guardian supporting the Council. This prompted a remarkable response. Around 80,000 letters of support were received and opinion polls indicated 34 Altering Party Systems substantial public enthusiasm. Gradually those who had allied themselves with the Council broke their ties with the Labour Party and finally on 26 March, the new SDP was formally launched amid much publicity. (Denver 1983,80) This evolution clearly shows how little reaction the Labour Party showed in response to the demands of the moderate members.