The Good Country

What’s gone wrong
with the world?

Things seem to be getting worse all the time: climate change, terrorism, pandemics, migration, economic chaos… the list goes on. All these problems have grown too big and too complex for any individual nation to solve. But instead of collaborating, nations spend all their energy and resources competing against each other. This has to change if we want to make the world work. This is why the Good Country exists.

Introducing Good Country

Introducing Good Country Play

At a Glance

What’s a Good Country?

Most of the world’s problems are really just symptoms of a bigger, underlying problem: that we haven’t yet worked out how to organise ourselves as a single species inhabiting a single planet. This can change.

The Dual Mandate

The aim of the Good Country is simple but ambitious: to change the culture of governance worldwide.


What’s the meaning of the word ‘dapple’, and what’s it got to do with being a Good Country?

Recent Tweets from @SimonAnholt

Don’t blame people for resisting change: conservatism is the evolutionary instinct that explains why humans still e…
about 14 hours ago
Try this balance sheet: what have I taken from the planet and the human race this week, & what have I put in? Tricky but illuminating!
1 day ago
I love the sound of this. Other countries PLEASE COPY this idea! City and State Diplomacy Act in US Congress gives…
about 7 days ago
PS if you read my tweet again you’ll see that I didn’t express a personal opinion about how much or how little the…
about 10 days ago
RT @LaurenceAnholt: Excited to be a speaker at this very exciting new crime festival. #LymeCrime It’s murder by the sea 😱
about 13 days ago
Can somebody explain why rioters always wave their national flag, even when they're protesting about 100% domestic…
about 14 days ago
I hope that one day nationalism will be seen as taboo, old-fashioned and socially unacceptable, just like racism an…
about 15 days ago