What Is Democracy?

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What Is Democracy? poses a question big enough for a series of films -- and still manages to answer it in consistently thoughtful and engaging fashion.

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This reflection on democracy spans millennia and continents, from ancient Athens' groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism's roots in medieval Italy, and from modern-day Greece grappling the with its financial collapse and mounting refugee crisis to the United States reckoning with its past and the growing gap between rich and poor.

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