Sandus prepares for the New Sancta Year, Women’s Day

Ave, Sandum Citizens! Sandus is preparing for the early March festivals of the Regifugia, the Matronalia, and Women’s Day. Preparations for the Regifugia (XXVIII Februario, 28 February) this year include the preparation of the traditional speech conducted entirely in the Sandum cultural constructed language Sancta. The speech this year takes a particular focus on Sandus’s growing culture,…

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Pignae d’Esti — Sandum symbols of Power

Ave, Sandum Citizens! Over the past several months, we have discussed the Sandum pignora imperii. The original pignora imperii (“tokens of rule”) were instrumental symbols of Rome’s rise to power and its rising dominion over the known Mediterranean world. Suffice to say, these were Roman symbols of Roman imperium, the Roman term for power from which we derive the…

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Social Activism in Modern Sandus

Ave, Sandum Citizens! It is a well known fact that the basis of modern Sandus’s existence is one based upon our Philosophy — this philosophy which the Sôgmô himself presented on when he traveled to London in 2012 to attend the second PoliNations conference. The Philosophy of Sandus is one based on the principles of…

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Anthology of «Realism»

Ave, Sandum Citizens! As we celebrate the second anniversary of the beginning of the Realism politic today, we have created a short anthology of all Realist treatises with summaries that are roughly 100-150 words long in each case. As we prepared to celebrate the Day of Secession, the day of the beginning of Realism, we send good wishes…

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Policy Projection: IX – XVI Februario MMXIII

Ave, Sandum Citizens! We have commissioned, ordered, and sent holiday cards for the Day of Secession. We have received business cards for the Office of the Sôgmô. We have published posters for the upcoming Day of Secession. We have established Further Sandus Province. We have held a mourning period for the recent shooting at the…

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Sandus will not ratify new GUM Charter

Ave, Sandum Citizens! The Grand Unified Micronational has been drafting and has recently adopted a new GUM Charter, taking the place of the GUM Constitution which has been in force since 2009 under the authorship of Robert Lethler. The adopted text of the charter is perfectly acceptable to the State of Sandus, as the Office…

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Iconography of the Day of Secession

Ave, Sandum Citizens! For several years now, we have all celebrated the Day of Secession (le Jouro de Secessio) and the symbols, epithets, and colours which have shaped its celebration have also shaped our State and our Nation. However, we have yet to recognise these symbols and colours, thus we have created this article to…

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