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Ali Abunimah debates Avika Eldar on Canadian radio

Reality on the ground has many — once again — questioning the viability of a two-state solution and whether the controversial one-state proposal is even worth talking about. On 24 September 2007, EI’s Ali Abunimah appeared on the Canadian Brodcasting Corporation program, The Current with host Anna Maria Tremonti. Abunimah was invited to take part in a debate with Israeli journalist and political columnist for Haaretz, Akiva Eldar to discuss the feasibility, desirability and seeming impossibility of a one-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 

EI's Laurie King-Irani on CBC discussing Canada and Lebanon

On July 23, EI’s Laurie King-Irani appeared on “Cross Country Checkup,” a weekly show on CBC. Focusing weekly on an issue of importance, the show aims to “take the pulse” of the Canadian public about that issue. The July 23 episode was hosted by guest host Nancy Wood, entitled: “What do you think of Canada’s response to the crisis in Lebanon?” Wood introduced the week’s show with an overview of the aftermath of the beginning of the Israeli attack on Lebanon: “This week many of us were glued to the drama developing in Lebanon. Thousands of Canadian citizens tried to flee hostilities that broke out the previous week..”