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Amber Athey

Amber Athey is The Spectator’s Washington editor and a senior fellow at the Steamboat Institute. Amber was previously White House correspondent for the Daily Caller and a co-host of O’Connor & Company on WMAL.

Media

The Murdoch funding left-wing disinformation

Kathryn, daughter-in-law of Rupert Murdoch, is propping up partisan dark-money groups

By Amber Athey

Media

At Nerd Prom, our elites are all in this together

Yay, reporters and government officials are friends again!

By Amber Athey

Internet

Washington Post lies in defense of Taylor Lorenz

It sure looks like the reporter doxxed an anti-left Twitter user

By Amber Athey

Policy

The Democrats’ twisted priorities on crime

Their ‘criminal justice reform’ policies keep enabling the bad guys

By Amber Athey

Education

Georgetown prof curses out anti-mask students

‘I ripped into Georgetown’s… thoughtless students’

By Amber Athey

Politics

Why the left really wants to sexualize your kids

Calling them ‘groomers’ is on the right track

By Amber Athey

Business

I was fired for a joke about Kamala Harris’s outfit

A ‘conservative’ radio station caves to the mob

By Amber Athey

Education

Americans support ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, poll shows

Even Democrats like parental rights in education

By Amber Athey

Sports

What it’s really like to play sports against men

There was simply no question they had a major advantage

By Amber Athey

Sports

Lia Thomas doesn’t deserve our compassion

The only way to ensure fair competition is for biological men and women to compete in separate categories

By Amber Athey

Education

Pat McCrory appointee brought CRT to North Carolina schools

State school board chair Eric Davis called racism a ‘social pandemic’

By Amber Athey

Politics

Pennsylvania governor’s race makes strange bedfellows

An anti-audit state senator endorses a pro-Trump businessman

By Amber Athey

Politics

Democrats double down on wasteful foreign aid

Thanks to Congress, the US taxpayer will continue to fund ‘gender programs in Pakistan’

By Amber Athey

Science & Tech

Maria Bartiromo vs social media

Her new investigative series tackles the dangers of apps such as TikTok and Snapchat

By Amber Athey

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