Karuna Jaggar, who runs a breast cancer organization, expresses her concerns about the impact of large-scale fundraising walks.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, forced to resign last year amid a sex scandal, is expected to seek that office again in February when new elections are held.
The caretaker government of technocrat Prime Minister Mario Monti was dissolved on Friday.
Monti had been appointed in the wake of the Berlusconi resignation to save Italy from a financial crisis.
The BBC’s Alan Johnston reports from Rome.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.