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Janet Biehl

Janet Biehl

Janet Biehl is an American political writer who is the author of numerous books and articles and artist. In 1987 Janet and the social theorist Murray Bookchin has started a collaborative relationship to advance and promote social ecology until Bookchin’s death in 2006. In 2014 and 2015 she visited Rojava, the mostly Kurdish region of northern Syria. There the Kurdish movement is attempting, in wartime conditions, to implement democratic confederalism, gender equality, and ecology.She published several articles about her visits, translated memoirs of Sakine Cansiz, and now working on a film about Rojava.