The new document will recognise private property for the first time, the role of foreign investment and the Internet. The current charter was approved in 1976.
In fact, the [Spanish] Constitution - is an excellent mix of modern words and ancient – and by that I mean authoritarian and undemocratic concepts.
While many would agree that the Spanish Constitution has served its purpose in keeping a fragile democracy in tact, many more Spaniards would agree that the time has come to make changes to the 40-year-old document. Agreement on what these changes should be is a different matter altogether.
Having sealed the transition from dictatorship to flourishing democracy, the Spanish Constitution has been glue holding Spain together for decades. As the country marks 40 years since it was adopted, does it continue to serve the Spanish people?
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