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Ruby Lake

At 14 Ruby has managed to lower the average age of the outsideleft staff by some margin. She likes pearls, Coco Chanel and squeaky shoes (but not trainers). Her parents have forbidden her from joining the Young Conservatives.

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Liza Minnelli Still Live 06.05.2008
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Don't Say Youthquake (Not Yet) 08.15.2007

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Outsidebooks #5 - Revolutionaries
Joe Ambrose, no stranger to revolutionaries - gives your historical heroes the once over
Saul Williams: Getting Niggy With It
Poet Saul Williams steps out of Trent Reznor's time machine to deliver one of the oddest hip-hop albums of the year.
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