Today we look at Tito’s post-war regime in which the ideas of Titoism take shape, namely workers’ self-management and political non-alignment. And we ask: was Tito ultimately a hero or an anti-hero?
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Time/place: Southeast Europe, 1945-1980 CE
Dead Idea: Titoism
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