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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15935 1 year ago Brenda Bailey Manhasset, NY
15934 1 year ago Robin Devaney Harrisburg, PA
15933 1 year ago A E King Llanelli, ot
15932 1 year ago Douglas C Deaton Portland, OR
15931 1 year ago Matthias Kirschner Vienna, ot
15930 1 year ago donna johnson decatur, GA
15929 1 year ago Ryan McGrath Seattle, WA
15928 1 year ago Nancy Abel Santa Monica, CA
15927 1 year ago Jean Metcalfe Fort Myers, FL We seem to have a severe shortage of courage in this country.
15926 1 year ago Elisabeth Johnson Chicago , IL
15925 1 year ago Barbara O'Dea Port Jefferson, NY
15924 1 year ago Sheila Mandell Fort Lauderdale , FL
15923 1 year ago Sheila Mandell Fort Lauderdale , FL
15922 1 year ago Christopher Reddick INDIANAPOLIS, IN Your leadership is needed in taking right action. We need your help, so please don't repeat such shameful actions. You've hurt us all, but hopefully future decisions will benefit us.
15921 1 year ago Kevin Melfi Cranston, RI
15920 1 year ago Anonymous Houston, TX
15919 1 year ago Thomas Miessen ot
15918 1 year ago Rosemary Russo Phoenix, AZ
15917 1 year ago Susan Kearns Long Beach, MS
15916 1 year ago Elizabeth Schmitt Dearborn, MI Your retraction is not worthy of President Kennedy's memory.
15915 1 year ago Keith D'Alessandro Canton, MI
15914 1 year ago Rax Green Leatherhead, ot
15913 1 year ago Anonymous San Francisco, CA
15912 1 year ago Kim Limberg Irving, TX
15911 1 year ago BILL RESNICK Portland, OR Law School, Class of 1968

Speaking of soft landings and the revolving door, Sean Spicer no less, a person whose shown great thoughtfulness and insight. Thanks to your good work for main...
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Background:
> New York Times: Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism
> List of Past Harvard Kennedy School Fellows