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The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy is a movie starring Edward Asner, Richard Belzer, and Rosario Dawson. When Donald Trump says, "This election is rigged"-he should know. His buddies are rigging it. Rolling Stone investigative...

Other Titles
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits
Running Time
1 hours 54 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Greg Palast, David Ambrose
Writer
Greg Palast
Actors
Edward Asner, Richard Belzer, Von Eckardt-Manzoni, Rosario Dawson
Country
USA
Year
2016
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush for stealing the 2000 election by purging Black voters from Florida's electoral rolls. Now Palast is back to take a deep dive into the Republicans' dark operation, Crosscheck--designed to steal a million minority votes by November--and the billionaires who finance it.

Comments about documentary «The Best Democracy Money Can Buy» (13)

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Gary Hernandez

I was always taught that it was always easier to get something from the government than you would from the people. This film, and some of the quotes made by the other participants in this documentary show the same basic idea. They are not against the government, they are against the government's actions. We hear from activists who are in favor of the government, and we hear from government opponents who are against the government. The point is that each of us is free to believe what we want, but the government is not free to force us to believe what they want us to believe. The government should not be able to force us to believe that everything that happens in our country is done for the people. It is so obvious that the government doesn't want to hear people's opinions, but they are the ones who are forcing them to hear them. I think that this film is well done, and I recommend it to anyone who likes to see the truth, and not what they want to hear. Some people don't want to see that things like the government making money out of crime, or making money off of murder, are happening. They want to see the government as good and kind, but this film shows that it isn't. It also shows that the government is not always the right thing. I think that this documentary should be viewed by all of us. We need to all have more and more access to the truth, and the government needs to listen to us. You can't have a democracy without the people. Thank you for reading my review, and please visit my website at zionistfree.com for more.

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Linda L.

This is a great documentary. I don't think it's fair to call it a documentary because it is so well made. I think it's fair to call it a movie because it is a movie. It is just a very well made movie. The film goes into the history of what I call "the American Civil War", which in my opinion was a battle for the freedom of the individual. It went through some historical facts about how the battle actually happened and it went through some facts about the people that fought in it. This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. I have seen a lot of documentaries but I don't think I have ever seen one that was this good. The director did a great job with the movie and the producers and the crew did a great job with the production. This is one of those documentaries that people should see and the people who don't like it shouldn't, but I think it's fair to say that it is not a documentary and that it is a movie. It is a great movie.

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Christine Wilson

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy was an awesome film that I watched recently. The way it is set up, it is impossible not to be captivated by the story of what could be the worst disaster in American history. It tells the story of the massive protests that took place in the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The film is shot like a documentary and at times it is hard to tell who is who because they have multiple different voices in the same scene. The film is definitely not for everyone because there is a lot of material that is too much to digest in a single viewing. I highly recommend this film for anyone who wants to learn more about the financial crisis of 2008. It will make you think about how we got to this point in our country.

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George Baker

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy is a documentary that tracks the fight to overturn Citizens United, the 2010 Supreme Court decision that opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate money in our elections. It's a powerful and urgent look at how the Supreme Court has worked to get the right of money in politics by making the landmark ruling that legalized unlimited corporate spending in the form of spending on campaigns. It's a powerful documentary that touches on many of the issues that Citizens United raises, including how our democracy is changing and how people and corporations are increasingly being able to influence public policy decisions. This documentary focuses on the case Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission, in which the Court ruled that corporations have the right to spend unlimited amounts of money on elections as long as the money is independent of candidates, meaning the corporations aren't endorsing candidates. As the film begins, it focuses on a tiny group of activist lawyers who are fighting for overturning the decision. It quickly shows the power of the decision as Citizens United becomes a phenomenon. It quickly becomes clear that the decision was not about the people, but about the rich getting richer, and it becomes clear that these people were very concerned about this issue. The people are forced to pay more money in order to make sure that corporations aren't able to use money in politics to buy elections. The filmmakers explain that the impact of Citizens United on politics and the candidates has been enormous. The amount of money that corporations have spent to influence the candidates in recent elections has been staggering, and it shows how corrupt the system has become. The documentary does a great job showing the power that the decision has had, and the effect that the decision has had on the campaigns. The film also goes into detail about how the decision has changed the way the system is run, and the way the political process is run. The movie is well produced and well-written, and it does a good job at showing how this decision has changed the system and the way elections are run. The filmmakers explain how Citizens United has given the wealthy a tremendous amount of power, and the impact of the decision on candidates. They also explain how the system is now run by big corporations, and the impact of the decision on campaign contributions. It's a very powerful documentary that you should definitely watch, especially if you are a supporter of democracy. I recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in how our democracy is currently being run. I rate this documentary 8/10.

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Betty Burns

The National Public Radio documentary "Best Democracy Money Can Buy" makes for an entertaining and informative look at the growing number of political spending that is increasingly dominated by special interests. The film provides a sense of the excitement and tension surrounding such the process and what the public can expect from it. However, the film goes off track with some of the factual information and the depiction of the most important players involved is somewhat uneven. This film does not present any findings or conclusions regarding the rules of the process. Rather, it focuses on the often-overlooked role of special interests in influencing the electoral process. It is not clear whether this film actually presents more than a minor point, but it is certainly worth a watch.

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Jordan M.

Perhaps it's because we're just less cynical and less accepting of what our own government and the media have been doing to us. Perhaps it's because we're now watching a documentary about the war on terror, while the war itself is still going on. Perhaps it's because we have more confidence in the truth and in ourselves as human beings. Perhaps it's just that we have more to lose in a world where the enemy is more likely to be the most hostile and at the same time more vulnerable to any sort of scrutiny and no longer feel as if the enemy is simply an outsider. Whatever the reason, I'm thankful that we have this documentary to remind us that the truth and the truth to be told can still be very dangerous. And for those who can't watch it, I hope they're glad that they're not the only ones who are paying attention to this film.

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Jennifer M.

This documentary, as the title suggests, explores the impact of the internet on the lives of the global poor. It does so in the most cutting-edge, inspiring way. Many countries are now becoming internet nations, thanks to the internet's ability to bring people together in the hopes of tackling global poverty. But while the internet has helped bring people together, it has also brought people apart. The film is incredibly moving and even I fell in love with the way it captured the nuances of life in a remote, impoverished corner of Africa. I've watched the film several times and the more I watch it, the more it gets to me. The people are genuine and the director doesn't hold back. The film is fantastic and deserves to be seen. It is not just a documentary about the internet, it is a love letter to the internet and the impact it has had on people's lives.

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Doris Little

This documentary, about the life and death of a man, Michael Fumento, explores the art, love and suffering of the artist, Michael Fumento, and the tragedy that took his life. The film is incredibly moving and very interesting. The film is about the artist's life and death. We get to hear Michael talk about his life, his art and his passion. He talks about the passion for his art, his love for the film and his pain in the end. This documentary was a great way to learn more about the life and death of Michael Fumento. If you like art, Michael Fumento, or have a passion for art or art appreciation, you should watch this documentary. I would recommend watching the film at least once. This is a very good documentary that you should watch.

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Billy Adams

I am a single parent of a 3 year old and 2 year old. The older one does fine on his own but the younger one has tantrums and runs around constantly and just is a mess. I would have never had to put up with the frustration and hurt of not being able to communicate with him and help him. I know what to do and would have done it regardless but I really wanted to help. This movie really helped me understand what I was doing wrong. I know that I am the only parent in the world who could make a better effort to make sure the kids are never going to have to go through this. I am going to be the first to admit I have been wrong many times and I am willing to make amends. This movie is really eye opening. I think a lot of parents will like this movie and learn something and that's how it should be done.

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Amanda H.

I have been to Brazil, and although I had never heard of it before, I decided to go on a trip to see it. I got to see the real Brazil, not the one in the ads, and I have to say that I was very impressed. The real Brazil is a very diverse country, and that is exactly what I was told. It is full of culture, with different ethnic groups, and different religions, and it is as diverse as the people. The fact that the film makers did not tell the story of the country or the people in it, but instead focused on the people, was also very good. The people are the core of the film, and the people that are shown are extremely fascinating. The main characters are the people that everyone has a connection to, and the film focuses on them, and the documentary style of the film was very interesting. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who wants to know about Brazil, and has the time to take a trip to see it.

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Brittany

The concept of the film, "Fiscal Cliff", is very intriguing. There are some very good quotes from the President, House Minority Leader and Senate Majority Leader. However, I was disappointed by the majority of the clips of the President and the Senate Majority Leader (the most prominent and famous politicians of this "cliff"). I understand that it is the job of these two people to speak for their "cliff" constituents. However, the clips were edited, edited, edited. I was really hoping to hear some of the speeches they would have given. If you're looking for an informative film, check out "Citizens United". Another film, "The Big Short", is about the financial crisis, but focuses on the American people. If you're looking for a documentary about what is happening, I suggest you check out "Fiscal Cliff".

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Samantha S.

All eyes are on the US-made, independent film "Do The Right Thing". The documentary offers a deeper look at the anti-union sentiment among the black community, and the hard work they had to do to get a union. The film was produced by the Los Angeles anti-union organization "Democracy Now", and the narrator is a woman who speaks in the first person, in a voice that seems to have been recorded by the "voice of God" in "The Right Stuff". The film is a fascinating look at how a simple push for a union can have far-reaching effects. The main character, Pat, has never worked in a union shop, and has to work to get one. She also has to do the hard work of networking with other workers and showing them the value of unionism. She also has to face discrimination, which she and her co-workers have to battle, and her boss's opposition to the union. In one scene, a black employee is told to sit in the back of the bus, and she complains to her boss that she is not to be discriminated against, but that is not the point. The boss says, "I don't care what color you are. I am against discrimination in the workplace. I'm against any kind of discrimination." She says that is not true, and when the police and firemen make derogatory remarks about her, she says that they are right, and they have to fight back against these prejudices. She eventually manages to win a union. While the film is a good one, the film should be mandatory viewing for anyone who is interested in this issue. It is well worth watching, even if you are not a union supporter.

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Austin Harris

I had watched the film for the first time yesterday and I am really glad I watched it. It is truly a great film that touches the heart of the poor and the middle class, the man who's personal life is boring and he is unable to focus his attention on anything else. His experience of his life is unbelievable. He is both a hero and a villain in this film. He is a bad man and he is able to control his life. He is a master manipulator who uses what is in front of him to make himself stronger. He manages to transform the women he meets into his subordinates. I think we all are responsible for what we are and our actions, it is our own responsibility to change our own life for the better. The film shows us that we all have our own problems and we all have to think about what we are doing and how to change our lives. It is a powerful film and I recommend it to all.