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There is much to be unhappy about with Orbán’s handling of Hungary. Yet, arguably no other Central and Eastern European leader has ever produced a comprehensive plan to sever completely all ties to the nefarious system imposed on their country by Stalin.
Through the Brody House and their other ventures, Will Clothier and Peter Grundberg are overcoming the “bureaucratic grayness” that hampers growth and unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit and cosmopolitan charm of Budapest.