Why the Department of Homeland Security Was Watching “The Young Turks” and Reporter Michael Hastings

A story Truthout broke earlier this week was picked up by Current TV’s The Young Turks. In this interview, Rolling Stone contributor Michael Hastings discusses the Truthout report and learns how a February story he published and subsequent appearance on “TYT” put him and the show on the Department of Homeland Security’s radar. Surprise – it’s because Hastings did his job and challenged the government for keeping tabs on Occupy Wall Street.

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