Specific areas within our current planetary crisis are sliding toward chaos with the US leading the way. Your description is accurate as both the political system and the general population have abdicated their respective responsibilities.
The insertion of social psychosis in the US has both complicated and accelerated the decline. I can certainly understand your transition to mental and spiritual maintenance. At the end that may be all that we can do.
Unless the US population successfully votes out the Trump and Republican criminal regime, there will be nothing to stop the collapse into fascism. That would shatter the union with the western states and major urban regions breaking away starting in 2021.
Planetary leadership is already transferring to the EU and China. My greatest fear is that the remaining, rump US, GB, Poland, Turkey, and the Phillippines will become rogue states.