Covid-19 vs. expanding bureaucracy

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has epitomized of how outdated all government structures are. The omnipresent ruling class of politicians and bureaucrats have demonstrated obvious incompetence in tackling the global challenges, in particular, in assessing risks, preparing for them, and mitigating their effects.

All major governments (US, Russia, UK, EU) spent billions and trillions dollars on expensive stockpiles of armaments, first class intelligence, and overseas military operations with the sole aim to protect own countries.