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.
15815 2 months ago Daniel Pereira CAMBRIDGE, MA
15814 2 months ago Nicola Wearmouth Brussels, ot
15813 2 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
15812 2 months ago Jonathan Trautman Calgary, AB
15811 2 months ago Michael Yudis Lexington, MA Agree with her or not Chelsea Manning certainly has more to contribute than Spicer or Lewandowski. Withdrawing a controversial appointment in response to political and CIA pressure is a cowardly and...
15810 3 months ago John Tunca Deerfield , IL
15809 3 months ago Peter Evan Smith Burlington, VT
15808 3 months ago Roger Hoffmann Fort Collins, CO This is truly disgraceful, and is bound to leave a bad taste in the mouth of those who may previously have held Harvard in high esteem.
15807 3 months ago Angela Porzner Berlin, ot
15806 3 months ago Jeff Goll Glenview, IL
15805 3 months ago Anonymous Kirkcaldy, ot
15804 3 months ago Estie Stoll West Hollywood, CA
15803 3 months ago Louise nic an tSionnaigh AMONATE, ot
15802 3 months ago Alan Coons Garland, TX Corruption needs to go for a utopia
15801 3 months ago Debbie Love Coquitlam, BC Please change your minds on this issue... It is disheartening to see such a reputable institution as yours, bending to the will of an organization that should NOT be interfering in decisions such as...
15800 3 months ago Anonymous Baltimore , MD
15799 3 months ago Dean Wei ot
15798 3 months ago Jesse Louis Henry McCarty Honolulu, HI
15797 3 months ago Nalei Kahakalau Honoka`a, HI
15796 3 months ago Richard Stallman Cambridge, MA
15795 3 months ago Kymberly Frolick Agoura Hills, CA
15794 3 months ago Chris Petree Centerville, OH
15793 3 months ago Susan Harden albany, NY Chelsea has shown remarkable resolve and courage to unveil the truth. I cannot fathom anyone more entitled to a Kennedy Center Fellowship. Not to do so is a blemish on Harvard but the ultimate di...
15792 3 months ago Susan Harden albany, NY
15791 3 months ago Karen Wennlund ASHLAND, OR
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Background:
> New York Times: Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism
> List of Past Harvard Kennedy School Fellows