Party name changes? July 28, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
Here’s a question, does anyone know what the effect of name changes of political parties is on membership? My sense is that it is generally negative. But what of the shift from Sinn Féin The Workers’ Party to The Workers’ Party, did that lose them members – or gain them? And what of the shift from Militant to the Socialist Party?
And how about broader alliances? A good or bad thing in peoples opinions?
Given that name changes are usually made in order to indicate some new shift in direction, and to encourage others to join, what are the usual outcomes – positive or negative? Anyone know?