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Charlie Lewis

Journalist

Charlie Lewis — Journalist

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

Four unusual ways you might 'accidentally' be a dual citizen

Four unusual ways you might 'accidentally' be a dual citizen

Given they clearly don't have time to check, we help our politicians out by pointing out a few of the unusual ways you can become a dual citizen.

Rudd and Abbott agree on this extremely impractical idea

Rudd and Abbott agree on this extremely impractical idea

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?

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

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?

Who said it, Donald Trump or North Korea?

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

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

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?

Has the army banned men for a women-only front line? Um, no.

Has the army banned men for a women-only front line? Um, no.

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'

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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?