Karuna Jaggar, who runs a breast cancer organization, expresses her concerns about the impact of large-scale fundraising walks.
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games kick off in Sochi next month, and some of the 85 countries sending athletes to Russia may come as a surprise. Not only will the celebrated Jamaican bobsledders be back, but so will skiers from countries that rarely — if ever — see snow, including Brazil, Zimbabwe and Thailand.
There’s also Peru, which has beautiful mountains, but not a strong winter sports tradition, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, which are known better for warm blue water. However, the territory will likely be represented by a college student who calls Sun Valley, Idaho, home.
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.