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?

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