I've been looking for a good explanation of money supply. I did take a first-year economics course years ago but, of course, I forgot most of it. Here, Sal Kahn, presents an 18-part series on money supply using a unique type of animation:
It might not answer all your conspiracy theories about money but it does give a great introduction about money.
Here's another good series on the bailout:
Finally, check out his YouTube channel for hundreds of videos on math, SATs, GMATs, finance, oh my!