Ciliga, Ante. 'Tito did not solve the national question in Yugoslavia', in Croatian, 1954. Manuscript
This is a manuscript of an article written in 1954, in which Ciliga critiqued Tito's policy on the national question. Ciliga believed that the national question which tore apart the first Yugoslavia had not been solved in the new Yugoslavia, either, and that Serbia was again predominant over the other Yugoslav republics. The federal state model, which Tito and the communists propagated in the post-war constitution, never took hold, and that in reality, strong centralism existed, not allowing more liberal and autonomous development in the other republics. Ciliga asserted that despite the socialist revolution, the national question continued to permanently ravage the unity of Yugoslavia. In fact, a symmetric federation declared by Tito and the Communist Party did not exist at all, but there was Serbian hegemony in the constellation of federal members. This was also an obstacle to the creation of the Confederation of the South Slavs after the war, since the Bulgarian presence in this league would have threaten this Serbian predominance.
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- Kljaić, Stipe