Category Archives: Politics

from the Dail to the White House and back via Downing Street and elsewhere.

German educational design studio Kurzgesagt applies its trademark balanced analysis to the upcoming EU elections. To wit:

Being a citizen of the European Union means that many aspects of our lives are regulated by a weird entity. It feels like a huge bureaucracy is making decisions over our heads. How democratic is the EU really and does your vote actually affect anything?

Previously: Just The Vaxx

One of 14 pedestrian crossing lights subtly altered on Konstitucijos Street in Vilnius to celebrate the centenary of voting rights for Lithuanian women.

Like many other European countries, Lithuanian women earn 14 percent less than their male colleagues [and hold only 17 percent of executive positions]

(Photos: PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)