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.
15833 8 months ago John Estes Birmingham, AL
15832 8 months ago Rita Butler Louisville, KY
15831 8 months ago Frank Pinto Davis, CA
15830 8 months ago Cordelia Mayhew Hampstead, NH
15829 8 months ago Peter Higbee Point Reyes Station, CA
15828 8 months ago MARTS BLOY Phildelphia, NM
15827 8 months ago Christine Whitlow Eastlake, OH
15826 8 months ago Brandon Lowentrout Westminster, CA
15825 8 months ago Janet Petermann Austin, TX
15824 8 months ago James Turnbull Nanaimo, BC
15823 8 months ago M Goddard Corona, CA
15822 8 months ago Emmanuel Roy Moncton, NB
15821 8 months ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA
15820 8 months ago Eva Scherb Los Angeles, CA
15819 8 months ago Maria Natália Veloso da Veiga Go Nogal Lisboa, ot
15818 8 months ago Anonymous Elora, ON
15817 8 months ago Joe Landwehr Mountain View, MO
15816 8 months ago Debby Vajda Corvallis, OR
15815 8 months ago Daniel Pereira CAMBRIDGE, MA
15814 8 months ago N Wearmouth Brussels, ot
15813 8 months ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot
15812 8 months ago Jonathan Trautman Calgary, AB
15811 8 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 8 months ago John Tunca Deerfield , IL
15809 8 months ago Peter Evan Smith Burlington, VT
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Background:
> New York Times: Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism
> List of Past Harvard Kennedy School Fellows