Some strongly recommended readings on interconnection and unexpected consequences.
Nudges that Fail. Cass Sunstein, in Behavioural Public Policy, Volume 1, Issue 1
Can Only the Super-Rich Save Us? If We Believe That, Our Democratic Experiment is Doomed, from Nonprofit Quarterly. There is a vitally important difference between action taken by governments in response to democratic decisions and action taken by Batman. (see also, the Lego Batman movie)
How Big Water Projects Helped Trigger Africa’s Migrant Crisis, Exactly what it says in the title. Readable, depressing, and essential to learn from.