What Is Democracy? Reviews

February 22, 2019
[A] kaleidoscopic, somewhat random, yet always involving approach to a major concept that, despite the wealth and breadth of Taylor's offerings here, feels like just the first step in surveying anew where democracy stands.
February 14, 2019
[Taylor] presents an inclusive and necessary debate, asking whether democracy today really is of, by, and for the people, and if it ever was.
January 16, 2019
Unfocused but consistently engaging.
January 15, 2019
Like democracy itself, the movie assumes such a broad mandate and has such noble intentions that indicating its shortcomings seems almost beside the point.
January 4, 2019
The film indexes the manner in which democracy has become abstracted and polluted, especially by governmental capitulation to the meddling interests of free-market capitalism.
June 11, 2018
An extended and good-looking essay, it serves as a sharp reminder to pay attention to politics and to remember that the personal and the local are political.