The articles below, selected from the Whistleblower Archive, collectively provide a good introduction to whistleblowing and Dr. Soeken’s work.

November 30, 2009
Legitimizing Retaliation

November 12, 2009
Whistleblowers must get impunity in inquiry: AMA
By Cathy Harper, ABC News Online

November 10, 2009
EPA Whistleblowers Try to Derail Waxman-Markey
By William Tucker, National Review Online – Planet Gore

November 7, 2009
From Work, Stress, and Health 2009: Is there a “business case” for workplace bullying legislation?
By David Yamada, Minding the Workplace

October 14, 2009
From Smart Grid to BigBrother?
By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger – A Discovery Company

May 4, 2009
In Congress We Trust…Not
By Sibel Edmonds, Democracy for New Hampshire (DFNH)

January 2009
How to Get Rid of a “Disruptive” Physician
By Alliance for Patient Safety

May 29, 2008
Whistleblowers or Big Noters?
By Tree of Knowledge

May 29, 2008
TJX Dinged Over Security-Related Firing
By David Utter, SecurityProNews

May 29, 2008
The Kenya Anti Corruption Commission & Internet Censorship in Kenya – an Exercise in Futility
By Mars Group

May 29, 2008
More action urged to help whistleblowers
By DutchNews

May 29, 2008
Mercedes Corby’s accuser a liar, says QC
By JAmy Coopes –

May 28, 2008
PM’s staff on hand to track cabinet leaker
By Chris Merritt, Legal affairs editor

May 28, 2008
Solon seeks protection, security for whistleblowers
By GMA News TV

May 28, 2008
Women whistleblowers suffer more discrimination, INFORMS-published study suggests

May 28, 2008
Whistleblowing may cost you job
By Souradyuti’s Crypto Corner

May 28, 2008
New federal whistleblower office off to slow start in first year on the job
By Jim Brown, The Canadian Press

May 28, 2008
“Probe” looks into whistleblowers

May 27, 2008
Philippines a good place for whistleblowers, study says
By Ronnel Domingo, Philippine Daily Inquirer

May 27, 2008
Marvell retroactively OKs CEO’s use of company’s plane
By Jack Davis, docu-drama

May 27, 2008
Profiles in Courage: Citizens against Fraud
By James Murtagh, OpEd News (

May 27, 2008
Corruption and Criminality
Tweet Petite

May 27, 2008
More financial services whistleblowers to emerge?

May 27, 2008
The Government Hates Whistleblowers & CNN

May 27, 2008
Businesses vulnerable to fraud: survey

May 25, 2008
Blue Ribbon Panel Speaks out against Domestic Survelliance
By James Murtagh, OpEd News (

May 23, 2008
Medtronic Spine settles false claims charges for $75M
By Fierce Healthcare

May 22, 2008
Minn. co. pays $75M to settle gov’t charges
By Business First of Buffalo

April 3, 2008
Whistleblowers say jobs were threatened
Congressman: FAA actions displayed ‘malfeasance bordering on
Associated Press/

September 28, 2007
Whistleblowing at work now more dangerous
By Louis Clark,

September 28, 2007
Whistleblowers in State IG Investigation Report Threatsof Retaliation
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

September 27, 2007
United States: Significant Changes To Federal False Claims Act
Introduced By Senator Grassley
Article by R. Joseph Burby, IV, Jeremy P Burnette, Ralph J. Caccia and
Sara Kay Wheeler. Powell Goldstein LLP

September 24, 2007
Colo. Humane Society Accused Of Mismanagement
By Tom Burke and Tony Kovaleski,

September 24, 2007
Commentary: Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa

September 21, 2007
Senate Dems hear whistleblower claims of abuse
By Robert Brodsky,

July 17, 2007
Computer security faults put Boeing at risk
By Andrea James and Daniel Lathrop, Seattle PI

April 24, 2007
Office of Special Counsel’s War On Whistleblowers
By Daniel Schulman, Mother Jones

February 11, 2007
Whistleblowers Get Kiss-Off
By Licia Corbella, The Calgary Sun

January 6, 2007
Supreme Court to Rule on Whistle-blowing
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press Writer, Yahoo! News

January 3, 2007
On the Money Trail: Complaint Program Missing
By Jim Dooley, Advertiser Columnist, The Honolulu Advertiser

December 7, 2006
Whistleblowers and the Law: Protection and definition of whistleblowers
By Abeer Kumar

December 7, 2006
Israeli Nuclear Weapons Whistleblower Speaks Out
By Joe Parko, Special to The Atlanta Progressive News

August 2006
D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Tax on Emotional Damages
By David L. Hudson Jr., ABA Journal

July 23, 2006
Spy Blog’s hints and tips for Home Office whistleblowers, UK political
bloggers and the media
By Irdial

April 18, 2006
George Washington U. to Receive Jack Anderson’s Papers – but FBI Wants to See Them First
By Scott Carlson, The Chronicle of Higher Education

March 13, 2006
Forward Observer: A Whistleblower’s Lament
George C. WIlson, Congress Daily

February 16, 2006
National scurity whistle-blowers allege retaliation
James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau,

February 14, 2006
Security agency whistleblowers seek stronger protections
Chris Strohm,

February 4, 2006
Military Medicine on Trial
By Dave DeBatto,

January 26, 2006
NSA Whistleblowers Were Allegedly Isolated, Intimidated
Sherrie Gossett,

November 30, 2005
Whither the whistleblower?
By Dee J Hall, Wisconsin State Journal

November 18, 2005
Whistleblower’s Iraq claims to be investigated: U.S. to examine allegations against Halliburton subsidiary

November 18, 2005
Whistleblower Questions Safety of Food Packaging: Former Employee Says Chemicals Come Off on Food
By Brian Ross, ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent

November 17, 2005
GAP Praises New MDB Whisleblower Policies: Senators Lugar & Leahy Win “Best Practices” Mandate for Banks
By Dylan Blaylock, News Wire

August 29, 2005
Army Contract Official Critical of Halliburton Pact Is Demoted
By Erik Eckholm, New York Times

June 1, 2005
Deep Throat, On the Record
By Michael Tackett, Chicago Tribune

May 15, 2005
Whistleblower’s Career Over
By William Fisher, Common Dreams NewsCenter

March 29, 2005
ACLU Applauds Supreme Court Decision Protecting Whistleblowers Who Report Sex Discrimination
American Civil Liberties Union

January 26, 2005
Whistleblower had been promised bonus
By John Solomon, Associated Press/Seattle Post Intelligencer

January 20, 2005
Bad Science and the Bush Record: Hard Job of Blowing the Whistle Gets Harder
By Mark Clayton. First published in the January 20, 2005 issue of The
Christian Science Monitor.

January 3, 2005
Devout Christian David Graham Details Showdown with FDA
Corporate Crime Reporter

September 9, 2004
ACLU Offers Legal Counsel to Government Whistleblowers; Calls on
Congress to Adopt Whistleblower Protection Legislation

American Civil Liberties Union

July 29, 2004
Accounting leads rise, making boards edgy
USA Today

July 29, 2004
Whistleblowers form a breed apart
USA Today

May 5, 2004
Gag Order: Executive Branch gags employees so that they will not blow the whistle to Congress

December 16, 2003
Sue’s cough was getting worse, but her supervisor seemed unapproachable
by Don Soeken, Business Ethics Magazine

December 2003
Witness for the Whistleblowers: Soeken ’64 Heals Those Who Fight for Right
VALPO Magazine

October 21, 2003
The Betrayal of the Whistle-blowers
By Eric Boehlert,

September, 2003
A website that exposes national security problems after 9/11

March 18, 2003
Hilden: A Unanimous Supreme Court Decision Means Whistleblowers Can Go After Counties, Not Just Companies

A Haven for Whistleblowers
by Jack Anderson, PARADE Magazine

August 18, 2002
Whistleblowers say exposing an employer can deal a career-crushing blow
Chicago Tribune

August 18, 2002
Whistleblowers end up lonesome
Orlando Sentinel Online

August 12, 2002
Speaking Out Has High Cost(Whistleblowing arrives in Japan)
Los Angeles Times

July 31, 2002
CNN Washington Bureau report on new corporate reform measures

July 22, 2002
When You Must Report Misconduct – The Scientist

July 3, 2002
Punishing Those Who Speak Out

June 23, 2002
For whistleblowers, its a matter of truth over consequences
The Oregonian

April 29, 2002
Rep: Enron Got Whistleblower Advice
AP News Article

April 15, 2002
Whistleblowing: Before You Blow
Fortune Magazine

April, 2002
”It’s a Living Hell”
Fortune Magazine

April, 2002
Letter to the Editor – Dr. Donald Soeken
Multinational Monitor

January 7, 2002
Whistleblower Act Falls Short of Protection
Federal Times

May 2001
Giving Workers The Treatment
By Peter Downs, The Progressive (Vol. 65 Issue 5)

May 2001
Truth and Consequences
By Patrick J. Kiger, Working Woman Magazine

January 3, 1999
Whistle-blower receives honors and resentment
Seattle Times

September 23, 1998
Man Awarded $230,000 in Whistleblower Fight

Judge tentatively approves Settlement of Whistleblowers Suit

August 30, 1997
Mountain Retreat Helps Keep Whistleblowers Sane

Amway Whistleblower Sues Feds