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UpFront – Military suicides; Obama’s cabinet; Oakland violence

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Suicides in the US military have just hit an all-time high — and are now more common than deaths in combat. Investigative journalist Aaron Glantz discusses why.

Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Arun Gupta about Barack Obama’s new cabinet — what their politics and backgrounds tell us about the four years to come.

Finally, a look at Oakland’s spike in gun violence: City Councilmember Noel Gallo, chair of the city’s Public Safety Committee; OPD Assistant Police Chief Anthony Toribio; and Rashidah Grinage, director of People United for a Better Life in Oakland [PUEBLO]