BIBLIOGRAPHY – compiled by Sue Waters

PUBLIC VS PRIVATE CONTROL OF MONEY CREATION – website of the American Monetary Institute; supports public
education and reform of monetary system to debt-free money – British monetary reformers for debt-free money, ‘The Real World of Money’ weekly show with Andrew Gause,
monetary historian shares his knowledge of the workings of the private-owned Federal Reserve Banks

The Lost Science of Money, 2002, by Stephen Zarlenga; traces history of money and centuries-old struggle between public versus private control of money; gives historical proof of integrity of government control of money issuance

The Creature from Jekyll Island, 4th Ed., 2002, by G. William Griffin; exposes secret history of the creation of Federal Reserve System and other historical events related to the Fed

Web of Debt, 4th Ed., 2010, by Ellen Brown; historical analysis of the American money system of private debt-money

Federal Reserve Exposed: Collective Speeches of Congressman Louis T. McFadden, 1970; lone voice in Congress in 1930’s against the private control of money by the Federal Reserve Banks

The Economic Pinch, 1923, by Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr., father of the aviator; fought the Federal Reserve Bill in 1913 and continued to fight against the private control of our money system for decades afterwards

100% Money, 1935, by Irving Fisher; one of the most respected economists ever; he explains why private banks should not have the power to create money

A New Monetary System, 1861, by Edward Kellogg; analysis by NY businessman to explain the economic suffering around him; proves that any interest rate greater than 1% will concentrate wealth

The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America, 1978, by Lawrence Goodwyn; analysis of the farmers’ mass movement in the 1880’s and 1890’s, which sought to change our money system to debt-free money from the US Treasury

History of the Great American Fortunes (Vols 1,2,3), 1908, by Gustavus Myers; history of the US system of propertied classes and their influence over laws and government from 1608 to 1908

Seven Financial Conspiracies Which Have Enslaved the American People, 1896, by Sarah E. V. Emery; description of 7 manipulations of national monetary laws through secrecy and stealth by the private banking and propertied classes between the Civil War and 1875

The Federal Reserve System: Its Purposes and Functions, 1958, S.W. Adams – Adams takes the
official publication of the Federal Reserve System from 1939 (which was subsequently edited by the
Fed to remove certain revealing facts) and Adams identifies and comments on the missing excerpts.


  1. I am a self-identifying intellectual.

    The website you have is a gem. Moreover, the resource list you have compiled serves my need to learn.

    I am a yoga instructor.

    Would you, Sue, like to come to a yoga class and after we can discuss reserve banking?

    My intention is to share something valuable that I have (the ability to teach yoga), and for you to share your knowledge of reserve banking.



  2. Why is this reading list characterized as a 100% reserve perspective? Who is These books are history books.

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