In the spotlight

Xavier Marquez (Victoria): Two Models of Political Leader Cults: Propaganda and Ritual. Facebook grapples with a maturing adversary in election meddling. Facebook is the world’s biggest right-wing media company. Facebook security chief Alex Stamos quits, joins Stanford “Information Warfare” group. Apple hits $1 trillion, but it’s still not the most valuable company in the world. Vanessa Friedman on Jeff Bezos, style icon. Donald Trump vs. Charles Koch is a custody battle over Congress. The battle over 3D-printed guns is getting serious. State lawmakers surviving allegations in #MeToo age. The tax cuts have put stock buybacks in the spotlight; here’s what they are — and why you should care. Style is an algorithm: No one is original anymore, not even you.