Rivers, Plants and Animals Now Have Constitutional Rights


  1. Hopefully it will offset incidents like those involving foreign nationals. And it could be a blueprint for environmental protection worldwide.

    How does it abolish the right to property Merryjest?

  2. The new constitution redefines property as ‘having a social function’, becoming state-owned. The only reason you may own something is because the state lets you own it now, and it may take it away whenever it deems that ‘social reasons’ dictate it so.