It is really tanking now. A lot of people hanging by threads don't even have threads anymore.
The guffamint keeps up with the yada yada yada and it's all just blather and hot air. Marxists can't make things better. That's why they embrace Marxism. Everything they touch turns to crap and then they tell you a longwinded story about how it's just your perception that needs fixing. You aren't eating babymeat, they explain. That's high grade protein in a form our ancestors would envy and we are actually better fed than any generation. The chocolate ration has increased and we also have choices and freedom means being able to choose between different consumer goods on offer as opposed to doubleplus ungood non-freedom. Imagine a world where we could only use one brand of soap made by Proctor & Gamble pretending to be different brands of soap. Oh wait. Anyhow, shut up and eat your babyslice and soylent green biscuits.