The world is ruled by plutocrats and secretive government agencies and propaganda has enslaved public consciousness to ensure our compliance with their agendas. Global capitalism will grow ever more abusive until it is dispensed with. This was all already true long before Covid.
Welcome to Disneyland, the happiest place on Earth...No wait!, it's a facade. Underpinning this massive delusion are a sea's worth of dysfunctional goons caught up in power grabs to keep the regime of capitalism in 'till it extinguishes all life on Earth.
Welcome to the dystopia of the 21st century. Take a good look now because it will keep devolving until is stops working completely. I fear for the youth of the world, Greta Thunberg's generation. They, and the younger ones as well, will face a world we oldsters never saw coming. Well the majority, that is. I knew it would get bad eventually. I just didn't expect to live to see it actually happen. Peace, The Ol' Hippy