Aaron Lakoff

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • independent journalist, social justice organizer, radio d...
  • McGill, Concordia universities
  • From Montreal, Quebec
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About Me


To travel, learn, attempt to make inspiring indymedia, and be inspired myself


I am a native Montrealer, anglophone, but speak fluent French. I like to travel and record audio for radio documentaries. I try to follow current events and politics, and never shy away from a good discussion. Self-motivated, explorer, thirsty for knowledge.

I am sometimes a university student, but more often than not I am organizing for social justice. Call me an activist if you will.

I love all types of food, and usually cook vegetarian.

I love music, and I love to dance.


I try to live my life on anarchist principles: mutual aid, cooperation, equality, respect, tolerance, ecological and social well-being.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I haven't hosted anyone through CS yet, but I'm eager to...


Just fun fun fun.


Radio, music (especially reggae, ska, punk, soul, rap, folk), local histories, social movements, spontaneous theatre, dancing, spicy food and beer, playing in the snow, bicycling, cities in the summer, camping in the summer, changing the world without taking power.

Music, Movies, and Books

Persepolis, Ursula K Leguin, Noam Chomsky, lots of non-fiction, basically I like things that are good, exciting, teach me something about the world.

Music: Old Jamaican reggae from Toots and the Maytals to Desmond Dekker, Ska like the Slackers or the Specials, Balkan punk-folk, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Django Reinhart, violin music, klezmer, Talib Kweli, Keny Arkana, Zebda, Dead Prez, freaky stuff like the Ex and World Inferno Friendship Society, Crass, Bad Religion, Propagandhi, The Clash, Lee Perry, Bluegrass.


One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Lived in Palestine.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach audio editing, basic french. I'd like to learn spanish.

Countries I’ve Visited

Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Haiti, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Serbia, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In


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