Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
Earlier this week, online shopping pioneer Jeff Bezos said he would buy The Washington Post.
Given the sorry state of newspaper finances, some saw his move as an act of civic charity.
Others believe Bezos is a shrewd businessman who hopes to make the Post very profitable again. Maybe both views are right.
Marilyn Geewax, a senior business editor with NPR, joins us to discuss how the new philanthropy may involve giving the gift of time — time to figure out a new business model that works.
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.