It is clear that there are situations in which the unions’ interests diverge from the public’s interest in transparency and good policing. But the unions’ interests also often diverge from the interests of individual members.
The Inca Empire is an excellent example of a Leviathan that brought about its own demise. So oppressive was the regime that it's no wonder the Spaniards found many enemies willing to help topple the empire.
Biden's team is dominated by liberal internationalists, and just as their aggressive approach to China is the wrong one to take in the Indo-Pacific, it has long been counterproductive in eastern and southern Europe.