The incoming administration has signaled it intends to expand policing tactics that have been ruled unconstitutional, and take a hands-off approach to rogue, racially discriminatory departments. Aggressive policing at today's inauguration day protests may foreshadow future crackdowns on resistance under the new administration.
The temporary hold on the Dakota Access pipeline will likely be overturned by the incoming administration, but the Water Protectors are standing firm. Trump's in-your-face support of the fossil fuel industry has provided an opportunity to organize people who have never worked together before and opposition is stronger than ever.
There are times when two seemingly unrelated tax policies intersect to create windfalls for fortunate people who are in the right place at the right time. If Republicans succeed in repealing the estate tax, Trump's cabinet and their heirs may be able to defer capital gains taxes forever.