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.
16010 1 month ago roxy harrington holmen, WI
16009 1 month ago Takisha Settle Hendersonville, NC
16008 3 months ago Colleen Wysser - Martin Norman Park, GA
16007 4 months 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 4 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16005 4 months ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
16004 5 months 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 6 months ago Anonymous Brighton, MA
16002 6 months ago Derek Martin By Spean bridge, ot
16001 6 months ago Rod Stokes Valrico, FL
16000 6 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA
15999 7 months ago Jennifer Heckart Ardmore, PA
15998 8 months ago Anna Rincon Kennesaw, GA
15997 8 months ago Patty 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 8 months ago jessica casanova elizabeth, NJ
15995 8 months ago Pamela Boston Handen, ot
15994 8 months ago Rayburn Blake ON
15993 8 months ago Anonymous Toronto, ON
15992 8 months ago Wilder Penfield Sutton, QC Next up, please: Getting Congress to take aggressive responsibility for the profitable murders that define the opioid crisis.
15991 8 months ago Anonymous Schöppingen, ot
15990 9 months ago David Morais Metairie, LA
15989 9 months ago CAROLYN DE VOE FLINT, MI
15988 9 months ago anna coccia rome, ot
15987 9 months ago David Pasch Helena, OH And this is Harvard? You should be ashamed ! ! Dave Pasch, Helena,OH
15986 9 months ago Oliver Tringham DARTINGTON, ot
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Background:
> New York Times: Harvard Revokes Fellowship for Chelsea Manning After Criticism
> List of Past Harvard Kennedy School Fellows