New Daily Kos Blog Looks to Empower

The popular site is going to get a makeover.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

He still calls himself a newbie in the political activism world, but after seven years, even Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas Zúniga knows it's time to update his hugely popular progressive site. "I've got a pretty good thing going. It's a big risk for me," he confides. But Zúniga thinks his new idea will be a hit. Not only will the blog look different when he unveils it in the fall, but it will allow activists to build their own community on his site. "It's about empowering people," says "Kos," the nickname Army pals gave Zúniga, author of Taking on the System: Rules for Radical Change in a Digital Era.

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