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About Ziyaad Bhorat

Ziyaad Bhorat is a South African media and entertainment junkie, technology futurist, and social justice advocate residing in Santa Monica, USA. He was one of the recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship for 2012. 

Articles by Ziyaad Bhorat

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Will black people also be excluded from Mars?

In the new space race, whose version of humanity is being targeted for saving?

In the fight for our genes, could we lose what makes us human?

There’s more to human beings than biology and physiology—and it shouldn’t be for sale.

Black millennials are challenging everyone to “miss them”

To anyone who obstructs true black equity, “miss me” is both a challenge and a dismissal: we will do this, and we will do this without you if need be.

Lost in space? Silicon Valley and the future of democracy

When Elon Musk talks about governance on Mars, what’s really scary are the implications for democracy on Earth.

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