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.
15959 8 months ago Allan Christensen Roma, Italy, ot
15958 8 months ago wes Howard Hutchins, TX
15957 8 months ago wes Howard Hutchins, TX
15956 8 months ago Ellen Rosser Point Arena, CA I expect better of Harvard.
15955 8 months ago Ellen Rosser Point Arena, CA I expect better of Harvard.
15954 8 months ago Gustavo F. Queens, NY
15953 8 months ago Julian Goodare Edinburgh, ot
15952 8 months ago Sam Robnett Reno, NV
15951 8 months ago Anonymous Vancouver, BC
15950 8 months ago Jarrett Holst Victoria, BC
15949 8 months ago Robin Weder Phila., PA
15948 8 months ago Faye Harbottle WASHINGTON DC, DC The Kennedy School is such a prestigious institution I cannot understand why they are disinviting or rejecting Chelsea Manning. I thought that the Kennedy School's values included courage. It would...
15947 8 months ago Stephanie Kristal High Falls, NY
15946 8 months ago anwar abdul-kader kzn South Africa, ot
15945 8 months ago Mary Bissell Rio Rancho, NM
15944 8 months ago Linval DePass Palo Alto, CA
15943 8 months ago John Cleland Albuquerque, NM
15942 8 months ago Kristin Hjelle GRAND JUNCTION, CO
15941 8 months ago Jeffrey Dunaj Utica, MI Harvard has caved in to the vice of conformism. A negative influence to all students in our country.
15940 8 months ago Anonymous S h, FL
15939 8 months ago Linval DePass Palo Alto, CA
15938 8 months ago David Bly Ithaca, NY
15937 8 months ago Bronwen Evans Vancouver, BC
15936 9 months ago Barbara White PITTSBURGH, PA
15935 9 months ago Brenda Bailey Manhasset, NY
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