William John Cox

“New Breed” Police Officer

Public Interest Lawyer

Prosecutor

Author

Philosopher

The Presidency: Character Matters

The Presidency: Character Matters

September 8, 2016 - From its creation, the citizens of the United States have had a special relationship with the person they choose to lead their rep...

The Right to Vote—Effectively

The Right to Vote—Effectively

July 6, 2016 - With their government under the control of corporations and special interests, the People of the United States may think they have the ...

Who Should Make Political Policy, the People or the Politicians?

Who Should Make Political Policy, the People or the Politicians?

June 23, 2016 - In the midst of what undoubtedly will be the nastiest and most expensive presidential campaign in American history, it is important to...

Write-in Voting and Political Protest

Write-in Voting and Political Protest

May 31, 2016 - With the increasingly likelihood of a presidential contest between the generally despised Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, millions of...

Transformation: A Student-Led Mass Political Movement

Transformation: A Student-Led Mass Political Movement

April 18, 2016 - The 2016 presidential race is evolving into one of the most exciting (and dangerous) political events in American history. With an av...

Confirming Supreme Court Justices and Electing Presidents

Confirming Supreme Court Justices and Electing Presidents

March 29, 2016 - In the midst of one of the wildest presidential races in the history of United States, the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Anto...

Death of Willis Carto

Death of Willis Carto

Last week speaking at the Simon Wiesenthal Center I mentioned that I checked the obituaries each day as the publication date of my book, The Holocaust...

Southwestern Law School Address

Southwestern Law School Address

Yesterday, I spoke with the students at my law school about my public interest law practice, including the Holocaust Case. I am so energized whenever ...

Portrait by Helen Werner Cox

Portrait by Helen Werner Cox

As a part of her summer portrait series, my wife, Helen painted me in our living room.  I am holding the spherical model of universal geometry. She g...

Women and the Election of 2012

Women and the Election of 2012

Not only did President Obama win reelection with the support of 55 percent of women voters, the issues that are important to women also helped expose ...

Voting Our Conscience, Rather Than Our Fears

Voting Our Conscience, Rather Than Our Fears

October 23, 2012 Following supper last evening, my wife Helen, and our daughter Naomi, engaged in a family tradition.  We gathered at the kitchen ...

Student Voting and Making Choices

Student Voting and Making Choices

October 11, 2012 - Press Release to College Newspapers ~ Four years ago, students enrolled in the colleges and universities of the United States w...

The Book of Mindkind: A Philosophy for the New Millennium

The Book of Mindkind: A Philosophy for the New Millennium

Coining the term, The Book of Mindkind is a philosophy of hope in a time of despair, a wakeup call in a time of danger, and an engaging quick read for...

Sam: A Political Philosophy

Sam: A Political Philosophy

Not since Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged has a political philosophy been so strongly presented by fictional characters. Sam—a far more optimistic view of...

Millennial Math & Physics

Millennial Math & Physics

Reminiscent of Descartes' fusion of science and philosophy, William John Cox interweaves alternative theories of physics, mathematics, and geometry wi...

Transforming America: A Voters’ Bill of Rights

Transforming America: A Voters’ Bill of Rights

The United States is in a crisis! Its people have awakened from their American Dream and found their government controlled by a plutocracy consisting ...

An Essential History of China: Why it Matters to Americans

An Essential History of China: Why it Matters to Americans

Who are the Chinese people? How do they think? What experiences have shaped their attitudes? Why should it matter to Americans? At a time when most p...

The Holocaust Case: Defeat of Denial

The Holocaust Case: Defeat of Denial

The Holocaust Case, which ruled the gassing of Jews by Hitler was "simply a fact" and "not reasonably subject to dispute," was featured in the movie, ...

Mindkind: A Philosophy of Peace

Mindkind: A Philosophy of Peace

May 1, 2011 All of us have this in common: We share this fragile nest we call Earth; we gaze out with wonder at the universe around us; and we are ...

Mindkind: Math and Physics for the New Millennium

Mindkind: Math and Physics for the New Millennium

March 26, 2011 Following is the dedication and preface to a small book I have worked on for the last 30 years. The book was written in the spirit o...

Hello: We Speak the Truth

Hello: We Speak the Truth

Explores the dynamics of the mind, the origin of consciousness, the reality of existence and personal transformation. Hello provides insights into ...

The View From Outside the Box: A Report on the Human Condition

The View From Outside the Box: A Report on the Human Condition

Media Monitors Network - July 5, 2005 The genius of Albert Einstein was demonstrated by his ability to step aside in his mind and view the univers...

The Last Generation of Mindkind on Earth

The Last Generation of Mindkind on Earth

First written many years ago, this essay continues to provide the foundation of my personal and political philosophy. Questions.Should the citizens...

William John Cox

William John Cox

For more than 40 years, William John Cox vigorously pursued a career in law enforcement, public policy and the law.  As a police officer, he was an e...

“The Other Woman” In My Life

“The Other Woman” In My Life

I bought a new car this year, which is not usually remarkable, except that there's a story behind this purchase. The 41-year-old car is a 1972 Volv...

Growing Up and Growing Old

Growing Up and Growing Old

The featured image is of my mother, Minnie Irene Oswalt-Cox standing at the kitchen door of the farmhouse where I lived for the first 15 years of my l...

Where I Work

Where I Work

Forty-three years ago, during my first year of law school, I saw two old long, narrow law school desks in a dark back hallway of the old Southwestern ...

The “Skinny House”

The “Skinny House”

In the late 1970s, I practiced public interest law in a historical landmark building in Long Beach, California known as “Skinny House.” The hou...

The Holocaust Denial Case – Never Forget

The Holocaust Denial Case – Never Forget

Among the cases I handled as a public interest lawyer was a lawsuit in 1981 by Mel Mermelstein, a survivor of Auschwitz, against several radical right...

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My political websites are the United States Voters' Rights Amendment (www.usvra.us) and the Youth for the Voters' Rights Amendment (www.y4vra.org). My publishing website is www.mindkind.info.

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