SOS – We are dying here

SOS – We are dying here

Voices from Partinico to illustrate the problems of the victims of the earthquake … Two of Danilo Dolci collaborators, Franco Alasia and Pino Lombardo, barricaded themselves into Centro Studi e Iniziative premises; they have a quite powerful radio with which they...

Fahrenheit – Re-publishing Danilo Dolci’s works

Fahrenheit – Re-publishing Danilo Dolci’s works

Is it useful nowadays to read or re-read Danilo Dolci’s works? Why do people feel the need to get inspired by his non-violent philosophy and actions? Loredana Lipperini has talked about it with Giuseppe Barone and Giuseppe Dicevi during Radio3 RAI...

Uomini e Profeti (Of Men and Prophets): Sicily, Land of Peace

Uomini e Profeti (Of Men and Prophets): Sicily, Land of Peace

Since  his arrival in Sicily in 1952 and until his death in 1997, Danilo Dolci had been carrying out in Sicily his educational approach based on non-violent practices, such as fasting, public denunciations against mafia and patronage system, “strikes in reverse”,...

A poet of education – Danilo Dolci for Wikiradio on Radio 3

Pieces of Danilo Dolci’s interviews (1977 Swiss tv) and a report of Archivio Luce (taken from Danilo Dolci’s documentary “Memory and Utopia”, directed by Alberto Castiglione). Passages from the Radio Libera Partinico transmission, the first Italian illegal broadcaster...

Nonviolence and non violence

For some time, I try to pay attention to the word nonviolence in journalistic and academic writings.  In most cases, with the automatic translation software, that aren’t interested in Gandhi and Capitini’s works, the word is separated into two parts: non violence....