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Sen. Bernie Sanders in his office in 1981, shortly after becoming mayor of Burlington, Vt. He once said his tenure as a socialist mayor is evidence people are willing to accept radical change. Donna Light/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

Socialists are a rare breed of political animal in this country. There's just one in Congress — Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders in his office in 1981, shortly after becoming mayor of Burlington, Vt. He once said his tenure as a socialist mayor is evidence people are willing to accept radical change. Donna Light/AP hide caption

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Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

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Paul Kingsnorth — seen here in front of his writing shed — used a crowdfunding platform to publish The Wake after mainstream houses didn't bite. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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'The Wake' Is An Unlikely Hit In An Imaginary Language

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Dark Moon, High Tide Afro Celt Sound System
Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown Portico Quartet
Kalimba Mr. Scruff
Wes Montgomery In and Out
Tonight at Noon Andy Summers

Male and female tungara frogs. Among these frogs, the guy with the best call usually wins the gal — except when you throw a third-choice loser into the mix. Alexander T. Baugh/Encyclopedia of Life hide caption

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Froggy Went A-Courtin', But Lady Frogs Chose Second-Best Guy Instead

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Fever Quincy Jones
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag Quincy Jones
Fanshawe El Ten Eleven
Midnight in Harlem (Swamp Raga Intro with Little Martha) Tedeschi Trucks Band
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE THE POLICE
Tuatara Dueling Shamans

Three years ago, Carly Rae Jepsen dominated the summer with a hit no one saw coming. Her new album is called Emotion. Matthew Welch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'It's Fun To Get A Little Deeper': Carly Rae Jepsen Walks The Pop-Star Tightrope

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Run Away with Me Carly Rae Jepsen

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