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.
16014 3 weeks ago Anonymous Newent, ot Manning attempted to make the American public aware of how their government was deceiving them.
16013 4 months ago Jeanne Sprague Rockford, OH
16012 4 months ago Michelle Simmons Litle Canada, MN
16011 6 months ago Ivan Bailen Louisville, KY
16010 1 year ago roxy harrington holmen, WI
16009 1 year ago Takisha Settle Hendersonville, NC
16008 1 year ago Colleen Wysser - Martin Norman Park, GA
16007 1 year ago Carolyn A. Kidder Wayne,, PA I know this is ‘old hat’, but I still think it was wrong. You should offer it to her again.
16006 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16005 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16004 1 year ago Annette Ahlander Albuquerque, NM Bye, bye, Harvard! So much more congenial, I think, when former presidents John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Barack Obama walked your illustrious halls . . . What happened, "Pompous Pompeo"?
16003 1 year ago Anonymous Brighton, MA
16002 1 year ago Derek Martin By Spean bridge, ot
16001 1 year ago Rod Stokes Valrico, FL
16000 1 year ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
15999 1 year ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
15998 1 year ago Anna Rincon Kennesaw, GA
15997 1 year ago Pstty Ford Pasadena, TX What a shame, I have always associated intellect with the Harvard name. I assure you that if JFK was still alive that he would speak out at the travesty of justice by this revocation associated to ...
15996 1 year ago Jessica Casanova Elizabeth, NJ
15995 1 year ago Pamela Boston Handen, ot
15994 1 year ago Rayburn Blake ON
15993 1 year ago Anonymous Toronto, ON
15992 1 year ago Wilder Penfield Sutton, QC Next up, please: Getting Congress to take aggressive responsibility for the profitable murders that define the opioid crisis.
15991 1 year ago Anonymous Schöppingen, ot
15990 1 year ago David Morais Metairie, LA
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Background:
> New York Times: Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism
> List of Past Harvard Kennedy School Fellows