There's a disproportionally high number of indicators that the world is going crazy over last month or two.
*) Russia: Kemerovo.
*) Russia: Skripal case.
*) Russia: Putin's pre-election speech.
*) USA: New life of Oracle-Google lawsuit over Java headers (WAT?)
*) USA: FOSTA. U.S. was suddenly made a bad place to develop any social networks, plus burden on existing ones.
*) USA: School shooting.