Tell the Harvard Kennedy School: Revoking Chelsea Manning's Fellowship Is Disgraceful

Please click below to sign this petition to Douglas Elmendorf, Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School:

By revoking Chelsea Manning's fellowship, you have disgraced the Harvard Kennedy School. By caving in to pressure from present and former top officials of the CIA, you have jettisoned academic freedom. By deciding that it is appropriate for Sean Spicer but not Chelsea Manning to retain a fellowship, you have failed to fulfill Harvard's responsibility to be independent of government power and coercion. During his stint at the Trump White House, Mr. Spicer earned a reputation for lying. As a whistleblower, Ms. Manning earned a reputation for truth-telling. It is a sad day when a record of facile mendacity is more revered at Harvard than a record of revealing difficult truths.


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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15883 9 months ago luis vega corpus christi, TX
15882 9 months ago Anonymous Miami, FL
15881 9 months ago Anonymous ot
15880 9 months ago terry spackman manunda, ot
15879 9 months ago Katia Scaglia verona, ot
15878 9 months ago Katia Scaglia verona, ot
15877 9 months ago Benjamin Bingaman San Jose , CA
15876 9 months ago Gregory Manore Northville, MI
15875 9 months ago Henrietta Wise Olivebridge, NY You've disgraced Harvard and you've disgraced the name of Kennedy.
15874 9 months ago Rachel Whitman Los Angeles, CA
15873 9 months ago Juan Barea Sánchez Madrid, ot
15872 9 months ago Elvia Zamora Apopka, FL
15871 9 months ago Lauren Davis Northfield, MN
15870 9 months ago Bernard O'Neil Binghamton, NY
15869 9 months ago john kierans liverpool, ot
15868 9 months ago Jennifer R Whitestone, NY
15867 9 months ago Dita Škali? Moravske Toplice, ot
15866 9 months ago Kohler Kimberly Providence, RI
15865 9 months ago Anna Rincon Kennesaw, GA
15864 9 months ago Vivianne Mosca-Clark Williams, OR You except spicer...but deny Manning?
15863 9 months ago N Wearmouth Brussels, ot
15862 9 months ago mark novotny Countryside, IL
15861 9 months ago Arthur Leibowitz Nyack, NY
15860 9 months ago Margherita Giordano Bentivoglio, ot
15859 9 months ago Chris Gapski Toronto, ON
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Background:
> New York Times: Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism
> List of Past Harvard Kennedy School Fellows