[Nostalgia] is rarely the past as actually experienced, of course; it is the past as imagined, as idealized through memory and desire. In this sense … nostalgia is less about the past than about the present. It operates through what Mikhail Bakhtin called an ‘historical inversion’: the ideal that is not being lived now is projected into the past.
Here is a link to the High Court judgment between the ANC and the DA about a tweet sent by the DA regarding the Nkandla Report. SMS judgmentBACK TO TOP