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The Blue Review is a journal of popular scholarship published by the Boise State University School of Public Service, embracing the university’s state-mandated public affairs mission.

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Popular Articles

Don't California My Idaho?

Jeffrey Lyons, Boise State University

Pro Environment or Pro Govt. Fixing Environment?

Luke Fowler, Boise State University

Idaho on Parole

Nicole Bare Kinney

Murder in Desolation

Todd Shallat

The Post-Rhetorical Presidency of Barack Obama

Justin S. Vaughn

Boise's Forgotten Pandemic

Todd Shallat

Reimagining the National Park System

Robert Pahre, University of Illinois

Anger and Division in American Politics

Cornell Clayton, Washington State

The Undue Cost of Academic Publishing

Memo Cordova and Amber Sherman

The Long, Lonely Job of Homo academicus

John Ziker
A Special Blue Review Series, 2017

Perspectives on Civility

My Opponent, Not My Enemy

By Stephanie Witt

Civility is admirable and honorable. But it isn’t enough.

By Bill Manny

Memes, Tweets and Trolls

By Jen Schneider

Civility in the Space Between Us and Them

By Matt Recla

Champions of Democracy

By Elizabeth Ramsey

It isn’t perfect but I challenge you to find one doing it better…

by Phillip Thompson

Crystal Revisited

By Francisco Salinas

Civility, Free Speech, and Safe Spaces

David McKerracher
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