“The Death of Stalin” (2017)

IT WAS THE German-Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt who explored the evils and absurdities of autocracy when she wrote Origins of Totalitarianism in 1951. But those who know nothing of Arendt or her work will at least recognise the phrase “banality of evil”, which was the subtitle of Arendt’s second book, Eichmann in Jerusalem. Arendt […]