Aaron Lake Smith

Aaron Lake Smith

Aaron Lake Smith is a journalist and essayist from North Carolina, living in New York. He's written for TIME, Bookforum.com, Jacobin, Al Jazeera America, n + 1, and extensively for the VICE print edition. Before going freelance, he was the Senior Editor of VICE. His work has also been anthologized in City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis (n + 1 / FSG) and honored in the 2014 edition of Best American Travel Writing. More of his work can be seen at his website, http://www.oldwaysways.com, and you can write him at aaronlakesmith@gmail.com. Last updated July 2017


The New Roma Ghettos

Welcome to Slovakia, where scapegoating and isolating the country’s most precarious minority has become sport for skinheads and elected officials alike.


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