Weikart has written a number of books in his long academic career on the links between Darwinism and malign social trends like elitism and racism. See, especially, Darwinian Racism: How Darwinism Influenced Hitler, Nazism, and White Nationalism.
Now a friend writes to say that in this recent lecture at the Royal Society, Adam Rutherford is saying similar things:
It’s nice when people start getting the story right.
For an instance of a bunch of people getting the story all wrong, see RichardWeikart on the non-religious racism that anti-racists ignore: “While researching my book, Darwinian Racism, I examined the websites and publications of many neo-Nazi, white nationalist, and alt-right individuals and organizations. What I discovered was that most white nationalists and white supremacists today embrace a social Darwinist version of scientific racism and vehemently oppose Christianity.”