Sôgmô issues First Economic Command for the Armilustrium

The Sôgmô has issued Sandus’s first economic command, thereby inaugurating the Sandum command economy, since the Commission for the Command Economy’s meeting this past summer on the economy. The command calls upon workers of the Collegium Sacerdotum, Tellus Agrarian, and Erganê Artisanal Cooperatives and interested Sandum citizens to celebrate the Sandum fall holiday, the Armilustrium,…

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Equinox Report: A Season of Changes, A Lifetime of Sandum Traditions

The vernal equinox marks, in Sandus, the beginning of the cultural season—the winter, when our “doors are kept shut.” It is a moment of time when Sandus prepares for its most important cultural holidays: the Armilustrium, the Party’s Congress, Athena’s Day, the Winter holidays. But it is also a time of self-reflection and an inward…

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LGBTQ+ Pride Week dates announced

The Office of the Sôgmô has just announced this year’s dates for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ Pride Week: 22 to 28 June 2015. The traditional annual Sandum holiday will conclude on the anniversary of the Stonewall Revolution, an event that took place on 28 June 1969. The Office of the Sôgmô has also released…

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Sôgmô submits 2015 Economic Development Plan to the Council

The Sôgmô has motioned in the Council that sections 1, 2b, and 2c of the proposed 2015 Plan for Economic Development are approved by this month’s legislative session, before the closing of the session on 4 April. The motion comes after weeks of working with Party Secretary Adam von Friedeck to secure a comprehensive plan…

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Decisions of the Second Session of the Council in 2015

The Second Session of the Council in the Administrative Year 2015 lasted from 3 February to 5 March. The Council has directed the Collegio Sacerdae for greater diversity in holidays celebrated by minorities in Sandus, reflecting Sandus’s religious and cultural pluralism in both the micronation and the broader macronational world. The Council has directed Tellus…

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Sancta Cultural Week: the Development of the State

II Martio (2 March) is dedicated to the historical development of the State of Sandus as a polity and regime since 2011. On 20 February 2011, the Territory of Sandus seceded from the St.Charlian Commonwealth; on 13 April 2011, the State of Sandus was established with the ratification of the Founding Law of the State…

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Policy Projection: 1 – 8 March 2015

Ave, Sandum Citizens! We have begun the Second Session of the Council. We have published posters for the Day of Secession. We have published the minutes for the First Session of the Council. We have published the agenda for the Second Session of the Council. We have published a treatise in Sacerdotium on Sancta as a…

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Sôgmô publishes First Sandum Budget

The Sôgmô has published the first Sandum budget in the history of the State of Sandus and since Sandus’s creation 2009. The Bureau of the Treasury projects an operating cost of approximately $708.00 USD in the Sandum budget, covering such policies as Sande Amici and a 2012 policy which donates transition essentials to transgender people.…

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Erganê Artisan Cooperative founded in Sandus

Erganê Artisan Cooperative has been founded by the Sôgmô on this Vulcanalia MMXIV (2014) by completing the new IN01 form digitalised today and published by the Office of the Sôgmô. The cooperative’s mission is to «provide basic clothing and accessory needs for Sandum citizens [and] represent the arts and crafts as an economic mode of…

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