On the Sandum Government and its Definition

or Why the Sandum government is difficult to define Ave, Sandum Citizens! Recently, the Honourable Party Secretary James Thompson and I the Sôgmô had a few conversations over Sandum government, especially concerning the common description of the government as being an elected monarchy. At first, I was quite offended, to say the least: I am…

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The Construction of the Troika

On the topic of the Union State proposal between Austenasia, Renasia, and Sandus. Ave, Sandum Citizens and citizens of the closely-allied states of Renasia and Austenasia! Historically, Sandus has aligned with several different states. From Erusia in 2009 to 2010, to Renasia and Austenasia from 2009 to MMXII (2012), the State of Sandus has always…

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The Heart of the State

Ave, Sandum Citizens! The history of three years of our state has been long and, at times, changing and uncertain. Throughout the changes, however, from one state to another, two tendencies have remained: Socialism and Buddhism. When we discuss Socialism, it is clear we discuss the political, rather than economic, application of Socialism. Indeed our…

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The Soaring Glaucus of the Sovereign People

Ave, Sandum Citizens! As we continue to prepare for the Armilustrium and the Autumn Equinox that is only two weeks away, we are preparing for an expansion of Sandum culture in the coming Winter. Just as all other Winters before us in which Sandus was dedicated to state and nation building, this is exactly what…

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Guide to an Audience with the Sôgmô

New to speaking with the Sôgmô or even to micronationalism? Has your audience been refused with the Sôgmô? Having difficulties understanding Sandum ways? Not to worry. This short guide shall show you how to make a successful audience or meeting with the Sôgmô, even if it is your first time or if you’ve met with…

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Activation Energy: Political and Scientific

It had been my hope to have authored this treatise much earlier, in time for the third anniversary of the State of Sandus. However, there have been numerous delays and issues which have arose and it is only this evening, a week later and after taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test, that I am able to…

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The Realistic Application of a Micronational Socialism

Author’s Note: This treatise serves a dual purpose for both micronationalism and macronationalism. It is the reality of our duty as micronationalists1, who see themselves as heads of their own independent governments and states, to seek for the realistic and sovereign implementation of our micronational policies. These policies are derived in many ideological forms by micronational…

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Cybele – the Magna Mater

Wednesday began the Megalesia, rites dedicated to the Phygrian goddess Cybele. These rites were echoes of history from Hellas and her colonies on the coasts of Asia Minor, and then even earlier from the central Anatolian kingdom of Phygria. To Athens, She was a protectress; to other poleis, She was as exotic as the lions which…

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The Fire of the Central Hearth

Preface For the past year or so, our state has been subject to a brand of policies which are similar to those of revolutionary fore-bearers and fellow micronationalists alike who are esteemed amongst various ranks. These policies are some which separate those who have any sort of credible dedication to their states from those who…

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