David Hess back, with some intelligent, informed readings.
For me, though, there is an element of literary demagoguery, or journalistic opportunism, in the constant harping on catastrophe.
There is suffering, there is injustice, there is cultural dessication, there is, yes, moral catastophe. So look for solutions, answers - don't just sit there moaning & piling dust on your brow.
I suppose that's what they told Jeremiah, too.