Brian Terrell, far right, observes the “digging for life” resistance near the new, heavily fortified fence around Büchel Air Force Base in Germany, home to about 20 US nuclear weapons.—Photos by Dietrich Gerstner

Resisting nuclear weapons in a climate crisis—stopping the next catastrophe before it begins

At Büchel Air Force Base in Germany, local and international resisters held an “International Week” of protests against about 20 US nuclear gravity bombs known as B61s kept at the base in a “nuclear sharing” agreement with the US.

Brian Terrell displays red marks from handcuffs placed on him after he crossed the property line May 31 at the Kansas City, Mo., National Security Campus. That's where 85 percent of the non-nuclear parts are made for US nuclear weapons.--Photo by Jane Stoever

“If there are enough shovels to go around”—surviving the nuclear threat

By Brian Terrell “Dig a hole, cover it with a couple of doors and then throw three feet of dirt on top. …  It's the dirt that does it. … If there are enough shovels to go around, everybody's going to make it.” This bit of cheery advice was offered by Thomas K. (T.K.) Jones, … Continue reading “If there are enough shovels to go around”—surviving the nuclear threat