The May 9 1946 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained two articles that claimed that things weren’t as good as they used to be.
The first one complained about the decline of family life in Britain:
And the second article complained about an obsession with dancing in a Soviet republic:
There were 50 posters in Kazan announcing dances, and not one announcing lectures, literary or musical evenings! Mind you, this was when Stalin was still alive, so perhaps people were reluctant to organize lectures or literary events.