A Breakfast Among Peers

Environmental Whistleblowers Have Some Stories To Tell

According to sterotype, the government whistleblower sits on an empty desk all day, stirring coffee, waiting for reporters to call. He or she may by dynamite on 60 Minutes, exposing dangerous fraud and incompetence, but back in the office the lonely hero is a disgruntled employee, a pariah around the water cooler, a naive moralist who won’t adapt to an imperfect world.