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

Friday, August 03, 2012 By Cenk Uygur, Current TV | Video
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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. 

RELATED STORY: Top DHS Officials Went Ballistic Over Rolling Stone Contributor Michael Hastings' OWS Report, Internal Emails Show

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

Friday, August 03, 2012 By Cenk Uygur, Current TV | Video
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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. 

RELATED STORY: Top DHS Officials Went Ballistic Over Rolling Stone Contributor Michael Hastings' OWS Report, Internal Emails Show

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

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DHS Monitoring OWS: The FOIA Docs
By Alyona Minkovski, RT America | Video