The fact that so many other posters here don't even see the egregious issues right in front of us is indicative of the need for the question, and perhaps also to some extent of why problems are not being solved but rather exacerbated as time goes on.
For all the supposed wondrous things that high technology is capable of, our society and our planet are headed for failure. Our society is in shambles - unless you happen to be someone in the entitled class living in an exclusive enclave. Ghettos are increasing. There are literally corpses all over the streets - people literally decomposing right in front of us. Our government is a de facto oligarchy and the "fourth estate" which is supposed to be like a check on the powers of government is controlled by the same oligarchy and is an apparatus of inducing conformity through mass deception.
Our ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the midst of a great extinction event. Overpopulation - already there are at least 2 -3 times more humans than Earth can comfortably carry - is set to increase to levels that are alarming and truly unsustainable. Humans are burning everything up and once fossil fuels become too scarce I guarantee you people will burn every combustible thing in sight in order to keep their kids warm and to cook food. And then there are the great catastrophes like the Gulf Oil Spill and Fukushima. One wonders what other great catastrophes are waiting down the road.
In terms of society, the family has basically collapsed as the building block of society. The role models are appalling. Can you think of any of the famous people in the limelight who hasn't had a marriage fall apart after only 1 or 2 years? There is the drug use. Huge drug epidemic of opiates and record deaths in the midwest.
There is a huge disparity which is only getting worse between "haves" and "have nots". There's a more or less permanent entitled class whose lives and values are radically different from the non-entitleds.
And for all the supposed innovation in tech, how much of it is developed by people with noble intentions vs. greedy losers eager to capitalize on the next niche thing? Many tech people's minds are in the absolute gutter from a truly humanistic and even strictly technological viewpoint as they are conditioned to strive for $$ and not for things which benefit all.
For people to post on here and question what possibly could be wrong with things now shows how completely lost and sick things are.