Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis


Charlie writes chiefly about industrial relations, politics, culture and social services.

August, 2017

Rudd and Abbott agree on this extremely impractical idea

, Aug 22, 2017

Our two most famously helpful former prime ministers have weighed into the possibility of war with North Korea by suggesting we invest in a missile defence system. Are they right this time?

Who said it, Donald Trump or Kim Jong-un?

, Aug 16, 2017

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Can you identify which grandiose, terrifying statement comes from which egomaniac?

Who said it, Donald Trump or North Korea?

, Aug 16, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull has made a point of agreeing with Donald Trump on the subject of North Korea. But with the despotic regime matching Trump's rhetoric for reckless bombast, can you tell which is which?

That was then, this is now: the Coalition’s citizenship schadenfreude

, Aug 15, 2017

Having delighted in the failures of the Greens senators to grasp "basic admin", just what kind of contortions are the Coalition going through now that they've been ensnared in similar issues?
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Has the army banned men for a women-only front line? Um, no.

, Aug 11, 2017

Political correctness gone mad, of course, as men have been forbidden from joining the army, reports the Tele. But is it a ban?

Crikey Worm: Trump ‘not tough enough’, union merger hits a snag, ABF corruption, army ‘bans male recruits’

, Aug 11, 2017

Trump's tough talk was "not tough enough", the Coalition takes aim at unions and corruption reported at the ABF. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

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Crikey Worm: everyone hates the postal plebiscite, Korean tensions escalate, Guy holds on

, Aug 10, 2017

The plebiscite pleases no one, Matthew Guy digs in despite everything, and is the Trump/Kim war going to escalate beyond words? It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

That was then, this is now: Martin Ferguson’s head-spinning 180 on union power

, Aug 09, 2017

Martin Ferguson used to be a unionist and a Labor stalwart. So what's he doing shilling for the mining industry and saying unions have too much power?

Crikey Worm: CBA bankers lose bonuses, secret recording snags Guy, Trump-North Korea war of words

, Aug 09, 2017

Commonwealth Bank executives are facing a hefty pay cut, which might not be the end of it, and Matthew Guy faces further damaging revelations. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.