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Bret Weinstein

Attended the University of Pennsylvania before transferring and receiving a B.S. in Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 1993.
PhD University of Michigan 2009

Self Identifies on Social Media as: DarkHorse Podcast. Professor in Exile. Evolutionary Trade-Offs. Telomeres. Emoticons imply irony. Reluctant Radical. Game~B/Fourth Frontier—Hard To Silence

Known for

  1. In 2017, resigned as a Professor at Evergreen State College amidst controversy when he stood up against a campus program that asked white people not to come to campus on a certain day. He filed a lawsuit against the university and reached a settlement.
  2. Evolutionary Biologist
  3. Believed that the SARS-CoV2 could have originated from the Wuhan Virology Lab in China, when most considered that a conspiracy theory.
  4. Questioned the SARS-CoV2 pandemic response of government and public health authorities from first scientific principles (i.e. what justification do we have to support xyz policy).
  5. Open minded
  6. Free speech advocate
  7. Promoter of ivermectin. Took ivermectin on-air in June of 2021.
  8. Promoter of early treatment for Covid-19.
  9. See Darkhorse Podcast for key episodes.
  10. brother of Eric Weinstein
  11. Author
  12. political progressive / left libertarian
  13. part of the “Intellectual Dark Web”

Online and Media Presence

Bret Weinstein hosts the Darkhorse Podcast, often along with his wife, Heather Heying.

Guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #1671 which aired on June 23, 2021 with Dr. Pierre Kory.

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