Sandus, Kumano, Überstadt pass Social System Treaty

The three social states of Sandus, Kumano, and Überstadt have ratified the Treaty Establishing the Social System and the treaty went into force on 8 November 2016. Sandus ratified the treaty first on 3 October 2016. Überstadt ratified the treaty next on 7 October, but Kumano did not ratify the treaty until 5 November. It formally…

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von Friedeck awarded first Sandum agnomen

Adam von Friedeck has been awarded the first Sandum agnomen, “Camillus,” after the system of awards for charity taxes was established on 23 June 2012. He will now be known as Adam Camillus von Friedeck. His contributions helped to make Summer 2016 the most charitable season in the history of Sandus’s charity tax system at…

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Equinox Report: Major Charity Tax milestone achieved

Each equinox and solstice celebrate the work done in the previous season and to be done in the upcoming one. While this is also true for this equinox, the Autumn Equinox is always filled with much more excitement and joy: it celebrates the work done in the Summer, that time when the metaphoric “gates of…

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Sôgmô accepts Überstadti King’s invitation for arbitration

The Sôgmô has accepted an invitation from King Adam of Überstadt to arbitrate the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the State of Sandus and the Empire of Austenasia. Both states have been historically close friends and allies, especially as a part of the unofficial “Troika” alliance which included Technocratic Renasia. That alliance broke down when Renasia ceased to…

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Sôgmô subject of New Israeli ultimatum

New Israeli Emperor Markus Abernathy has issued an ultimatum concerning the Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola “so as to prevent any foreign incursions into the affairs of our most holy and apostolic empire,” although the emperor admits “that [það] of the impious state of Sandus has no record of participation in conflict against our Holy Empire.” The…

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Social leaders draft new social treaty

The leaders of Sandus and her socilivançae have met this evening to discuss and to negotiate a new social treaty. Meeting on Skype, the three leaders — Sôgmô Gaius Soergel Publicola, King Adam I of Überstadt, and Premier Hatsu Ryuho of Kumano — discussed the Sandum proposal for a new Systema Socialis, or Social System. The discussion…

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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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Palace releases Statement on failed GUM Application

The Palace of State in Kremlum Sandus Province, Sandus, has released a statement from the Sôgmô on the failed Sandum application to full membership in the Grand Unified Micronational. The statement is attached in full below this article. In the statement, Gaius Soergel Publicola lambasts the GUM Quorum of Delegates’s decision to reject the Sandum application as…

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Sôgmô announces concerns, plans for Major Social Shift

The Sôgmô of the State of Sandus has sent a long letter to Sandum citizens in the Council of the State of Sandus about his concerns of his future ability to discharge the duties and responsibilities of the Office of the Sôgmô. Citing his future academic and career plans, the Sôgmô has made public his concerns that he…

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Equinox Report: Celebrating the Fifth Spring of our State

Five years ago, in the Spring of 2011, our Sandum Nation was compelled by a spirit of renaissance and renewed hope for self-determination. It was on 20 February 2011 that our State seceded from the Federal Republic of St.Charlie’s Commonwealth as a territory, effectively as a colony. This change was wrought about by Sandum nationals…

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