Solstice Report: Electoral Participation Down, Sandus Reaches New Milestone

And, just like that, another three months have zoomed by—and thankfully not Zoomed by. Our introduction is short this season, since this report ended up being longer than usual. We wish you happy holidays and a merry Solstice, and we hope that the new year will be fortunate, wholesome, auspicious, goodly, and fruitful to you!…

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Sôgmô decrees a new legal status, adjacency

The Sôgmô has issued a decree that creates a new legal status in Sandus, known as adjacency. This new status is the Sandum equivalent of a legal status of permanent residency but is suited best to Sandus, since the State of Sandus does not claim territory in a traditional Westphalian sense. Since the State of…

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Solstice Report: A Busy Spring Culminates in Tin Jubilee

It seems that every season that passes has its own character, its own flair. If one word, or maybe two, could best characterise this past season, filled as it was with so much excitement and joy both for the ability to be with friends and loved ones again and also for the momentous occasion of…

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Sôgmô publishes the Philia Plan

The Sôgmô has published the Philia Plan for the Major Societal Shift, detailing the plan of the Office of the Sôgmô to prepare the State of Sandus for þess departure for foreign PhD. programs in ancient history. The plan seeks to reduce the activity which það executes as result of constitutional obligations, while increasing the…

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Kremlum Sandus will not change clocks, Sôgmô announces

The Sôgmô has announced that Kremlum Sandus will not take part in daylight savings time, instead remaining perpetually five hours behind the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-5). The move comes the day Sandus’s neighbouring state, the United States’ State of Maryland, has begun its own daylight savings time, moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern Daylight Time…

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2015 Party Congress adjourns past Midnight SLT

Immediately at 22:00 EST (GMT-5), Comrade Gaius Soergel Publicola openned the 2015 CPS Party Congress, citing that the Party Secretary had passed to him the authority to chair the State of Sandus’s single most important political event. Those citizens in attendance sung the Internationale and were greeted by the incumbent Party Secretary Adam von Friedeck. Privately…

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Sôgmô issues new Decree on Citizenship

The Sôgmô has issued a new decree on citizenship meant to “clarify” issues surrounding the Act on Citizenship of Martio MMXII and new realities in Sandus more than two years after that ground-breaking law was enacted. Read the decree here. The new decree focuses on peregrae citizens and clarifies their position and exactly who counts for peregrae citizenship. The…

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Sandum Cultural Authority Promulgated

Ave, Sandum Citizens! By the events of yesterday’s CCPS Party Congress and with this proclamation, the Office of the Sôgmô promulgates the Sandum Cultural Authority. Therefore, the Sandum Cultural Authority shall be a wholly and directly democratic body of all Sandum citizens and the Authority shall define what is the Sandum main culture. By effect,…

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Beginning of the Philia Fortnight

Ave, Sandum Citizens! With the Philia Policy’s focus on Libera’s self-advancement in culture, it will become necessary to begin a way in which Sandum citizens can express what they have done to perform Libera. Following the Policy, the Office of the Sôgmô shall publish the works of cultural expression citizens have created: art, literature, music,…

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Sôgmô sets up Sandum Style & Language Authority

Ave, Sandum Citizens! Within Sandus, publishing and writing are one of our prides. Most recently, the State was noticed for its role in writing and publishing styles by the President of the Appalachian Federation. This is true of much of Sandus and Veritum whose articles known for its symbolic titles and specific style of writing…

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