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Peter Holley

Peter Holley is a 7th generation Texan and a native Austinite who writes about news and culture across the state of Texas. Before joining Texas Monthly, he was a staff writer at The Washington Post, where he reported on breaking national and international news. Holley has reported from Afghanistan and Iraq and spent a year working for an English-language newspaper in Lahore, Pakistan. He earned a BA in pre-law from American University in Washington D.C. and holds a master's degree in journalism degree from Columbia University in New York City. His writing has appeared in the San Antonio Express-News, the New York Post, Newsday, Columbia Journalism Review, the Houston Chronicle, the Washington Post, and the New York Times.

Health |
October 21, 2021

The Making of an Anti-vax Warrior

A few months ago, Jennifer Bridges’s refusal to abide by Houston Methodist’s vaccine mandate thrust her into the national spotlight. Now she’s become a purveyor of conspiracy theories that have fueled the pandemic’s continuation.