Author: Hanna Trudo

Liberals find it can be easier to fight for causes than defend them

As the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, liberals are left wondering what more could have been done to protect it, with some questioning whether it’s easier to get Democrats to fight for a particular constitutional right or policy change than to defend one. Activists are experienced at advocating for policies they…

Progressives hope Roe threat will help unseat Cuellar in Texas

Progressives and moderates are putting all their might into a south Texas runoff with outsized implications. On Tuesday, Jessica Cisneros will compete against Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) in one of the most high-profile Democratic match-ups before this year’s midterms. A 28-year-old attorney and daughter of immigrants, Cisneros is challenging the most conservative Democrat in the…

Progressives feel vindication after major primaries

Progressives had perhaps their best night of the primary season on Tuesday. In Pennsylvania, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman easily emerged victorious and state Rep. Summer Lee is on track to narrowly win her contest in the state’s 12th Congressional District, outcompeting moderate Democrats in both places. Maybe most glaringly, some 2,500 miles away from the…