Colin Kaepernick and other athletes decided to make sure they don't have a job next year by kneeling during the US national anthem
Kneel = a sign of disrespect???
Well, the American flag is something to be burned, not to be waved. An awful legacy, bloody one. And yet still on the money is drawn one of the leaders of genocide against Indigenous Americans.
Phillipines gained freedom from USA in 1945 btw.
Russia continuing to tease the US with its fighter jets
NATO teasing Russia*
"Why was I born here, in this time? Are my children going to live in a worse time? Should I even have kids?" I am not left with many good answers, just an utter distaste of how the world is now.
Don't be silly and melodramatic, this is the most peaceful time in the past since, uh, ever? Now you read, 100 years ago, how many folk read? You can go to learning freely (even if not in such a land, you still can go to foreign lands to learning). If you have a "distaste", try going without internet for a while and see if the "distaste" lasts.