Equinox Report: What Does It Take To Be Sandum?

This summer, as the world regained its balance momentarily from the COVID-19 pandemic, Sandus did what it does best: it turned inward, introspecting on what Sandus is, what we stand for, and who we are. We reminded ourselves what our aspirations are: that we imagine a world without suffering, a world that is pensive and…

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Tellus reformed, Sôgmô unveils new charter

The Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola has unveiled a new royal charter for Tellus, the coöperative now formally known as Tellus Horticultural Coöperative (THC). The reformed coöperative replaces Tellus Agrarian Coöperative that was founded in June 2013, after a proposal was recently submitted to the Sandum cabinet by Minister of Human & Environmental Health Jacob Barnet.…

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Solstice Report: Our Fervent Work Continues, Despite Upheaval

A season since the novel coronavirus has become a global pandemic, Sandus has honed its response to this once-in-a-lifetime call. We began this period of uncertainty with a vociferous statement of resilience and of our common belief that healthcare is a human right; today, we reaffirm those commitments and levy our pertinent objections to a…

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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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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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Tellus harvests First Crop

The second season of Tellus Agrarian Cooperative began in early Iunio (June) after the Sôgmô’s return home from university and after the failure of its first season in MMXIII (2013). The second crop of radishes to have been planted and cared for, it has now been harvested. Though the crop did not fail like the…

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