Originally a tech site, the concept of Digg http://digg.com/news is simple. Submitted webpages (news, videos, or images) can be voted up (digging) or down (burying) by each user, sort of a democracy in the internet model.
Reddit is a rapidly growing social news website with over 20 million active users. It does not have the aesthetic design of Digg, although it tends to generate more quality discussions and is far more versatile. Reddit is now the traffic king of the social news sites and an excellent place for advocates of real reform and progress to gather.
Social Media is going to be one of the central battlegrounds in the 2012 election cycle. It is essential for genuine grassroots supporters of real change and reform to take an active role on this front to fight back. The Progressives Guide to Social Media series will give you the tools to get started.
When the wealth being created by workers is gobbled up by the rich, there is no economic opportunity or social compact. Restoring The American Dream requires giving a bigger piece of the pie to those who make it in the first place.