- Ritzer, G. 2012. The McDonaldization of Society (20th Anniversary Edition). Pine Forge Press. Chapters 3-4
- Anthony Gucciardi. 2012. 4 fast food ingredients worse than horse meat. Feb 6, Reader Supported News.
- Chuck Sheketoff. 2013. The McBudget vs EPI’s basic family budget. July, Oregon Center for Public Policy.
- Have Orwell’s 1984 read by end of this week
- Stephen Colbert. 2013. Minimum wage and the McDonald’s spending journal. July 22, Colbertnation.com.