The race to the bottom thing is the result of people not realizing how privileged they are to live in the freest and richest country in the history of the world. It's good to try to make it better or oppose making it worse, but not at the expense of what allowed that achievement.
This is the head of Russia Today. Worth watching in full and remembering everyone who appeared on her channel, worked for it and shared its content with nonsense about how it was just an alternative point of view:
Desperately sad story from just outside Kyiv, about a woman called Iryna whose son was killed by Russian soldiers. We were the first outsiders she'd seen since the Russians left her village on Friday. Shot and edited by @leedurant. Produced by @producerkathy