Category Archives: Hungary

Big in Hungary: Whips and Axes

The Atlantic has just published my short piece on Baranta, the youngest of the world’s so-called traditional martial arts. Around this time last winter, at a gymnasium 45 minutes outside Budapest, I was startled to come across a group of … Continue reading

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Power Hungary: How Viktor Orban Became Europe’s New Strongman

My profile of Hungary’s increasingly authoritarian prime minister has just been published in Bloomberg Businessweek. The soccer match hasn’t drawn much of a crowd. It’s being played in tiny Felcsut, Hungary (pop. 1,800), and the teams on the field are … Continue reading

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