Astra Taylor

Astra Taylor

Astra Taylor is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and political organizer. Most recently, she is the director of What Is Democracy? and the author of Democracy May Not Exist, But We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone. (November 2020)


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