Why Indiana's religious freedom law differs from its federal counterpart, how America's disability insurance program disincentivizes work, Scott Walker talks tough on foreign policy, and more...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, Trevor Noah

With the South African comedian replacing Jon Stewart, The Daily Show gets younger, more diverse, and more global.

David A. Graham

When People Feared Computers

When the machine became ubiquitous in homes across America, a new kind of anxiety captivated consumers.

Adrienne LaFrance

What Makes Indiana's Religious-Freedom Law Different?

The new statute's defenders claim it simply mirrors existing federal rules, but it contains two provisions that put new obstacles in the path of equality.

Garrett Epps

Why Is It So Hard to Find Jobs for Disabled Workers?

Disability Insurance is providing a much-needed safety net for 9 million Americans, but basic flaws in the program's structure mean that many never work again.

Olga Khazan

Scott Walker Tells Republicans What They Want to Hear on Foreign Policy

The White House hopeful implies that he'd do "whatever it takes" to eradicate al-Qaeda, ISIS, and anti-American ideology in Iran. Don't believe him.

Conor Friedersdorf