The world lost a great scholar when Steve Pejovich, who left communist Yugoslavia for a career in the United States, died earlier this year. The fundamental lesson that we can draw from his scholarship is that socialism can be neither liberal nor democratic.

Rosolino A. Candela is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Program Director, of Academic and Student Programs and Senior Fellow in the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
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