To mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Romanian Revolution, when General Secretary Nicolae Ceauşescu was deposed and shot, The Federalist publishes “three lessons” (hat tip: Matt Phillips):
1. Marxism Promises Belonging But Delivers Isolation
2. Marxism Promises Equality But Delivers Scarcity—for Everyone But the Elites
3. Marxism Promises Dignity and Compassion But Delivers Degradation and Cruelty
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