One can agree or disagree with the Kennedy School of Government’s decision to cave to the pressure from the likes of Mike Pompeo and revoke the fellowship given to Chelsea Manning. But at least you have to admit that Pompeo’s strong opposition to Manning’s fellowship was rooted in principled opposition that leaks arguably contrary to […]
Chelsea Manning is in the news again. The 29-year-old former military whistleblower is at the center of a dustup at Harvard University’s prestigious John F. Kennedy School of Government. The school invited her to speak to students and faculty and, as is often the case with such guests,...
A few hours ago we wrote about Bradley Chelsea Manning’s appointment as a Visiting Fellow to Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Manning, whose 35 year prison sentence was commuted
Harvard's Kennedy School of Government has a tradition of inviting political and media figures to become "Visiting Fellows" for short periods of time, which means they hang around campus appearing on panels and falling in love with Minnie Driver and such. Show More Summary
Well, what about Sean Spicer? Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government precipitously, and in a bit of panic, withdrew its offer to Chelsea Manning to become a visiting fellow after sustaining some criticism, including from intelligence figures who strongly felt that honoring her dishonored them. (CIA Director Mike Pompeo canceled an appearance at Harvard over the […]
Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government has rescinded an invitation to Chelsea Manning to serve as a visiting fellow. The move appears to be in response to pressure from two former CIA directors who withdrew their own commitments to speak at the university over Manning’s invitation. The Kennedy School extended the invitation to Manning earlier […]
From the last Morning Jolt of the week: Ah Yes, Harvard, that Conservative Traditionalist Citadel! Quite a few folks scoffed and objected when Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government made Chelsea Manning – convicted of 19 charges, including six counts of espionage – a visiting fellow. Show More Summary
Less than two days after former army private and transgender activist Chelsea Manning was invited to serve as a visiting fellow at Harvard’s John F Kennedy School of Government, the school has withdrawn the invitation after former CIA...Show More Summary
LOL Harvard: Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government rescinded a visiting fellowship offered to Chelsea Manning, the former military intelligence analyst who spent seven years in prison for leaking classified government secrets, after the university faced forceful backlash from CIA Director Mike Pompeo among others. Show More Summary
Former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell announced his resignation Thursday as a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government over its hiring of Chelsea Manning as a visiting fellow. Read more | Linking Blogs | Comments
John Kerry delivered a rousing commencement speech at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Wednesday, telling graduates there’s “nothing normal” about the Trump administration and “nothing American about it either.” The former secretary...Show More Summary
Coverage of President Trump's first 100 days in office with Gerald Seib. David Sanger of the NY Times. David Ignatius of The Washington Post and Nicholas Burns of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
A group of graduate students at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government have created a “Resistance School” for training progressive activists to combat President Donald Trump’s agenda. What started out as a few post-inauguration...Show More Summary
From an interview of F. M. Scherer (Professor Emeritus in the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and former chief economist at the Federal Trade Commission) at ProMarket: “Our Efforts to Deal With Tech Firms’ Market Dominance in...
Alejandra Campoverdi graduated from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, worked as a White House staffer for former President Barack Obama and, now, she’s running for Congress in California. She’s also modeled for men’s magazine Maxim. That...Show More Summary
Transitions in the Outlook and Monetary Policy Governor Lael Brainard At the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts March 1, 2017 The economy appears to be at a transition. We are closing...Show More Summary
On December 1, the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump presidential campaign staffs met in a forum at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government to review and analyze the results of this year’s presidential election. This forum which...Show More Summary
At an incredibly tense and hostile election post-mortem held by the Kennedy School of Government that featured the stop staffers for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Clinton’s communications director, Jennifer Palmieri, didn’tShow More Summary
[clmediameta nid=125387] There is a forum held at Harvard's Institute of Politics after every election these days in which media and campaign professionals sit down with Kennedy School of Government students to write a "first draft of history." The assumption is that everyone will play nice, and generally that is what happens. Show More Summary
Well, the quadrennial meeting of the top political strategists and operatives at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government showed one...