Academia, Media and Govt., probably at the bidding of the elite want a controlled market place from which they enjoy cheap labor and can sell nearly unlimited goods. To keep that in order they need a cradle to the grave element of control. They already do it with 23 to 25%of the so called capitalist society. Once the conversion to socialized medicine is complete its at 40%. A nation with our legal gun owners dependent on the police will require even more govt.