Catalan referendum: Pro-Russian networks see 2,000% increase in activity in favor of Catalan referendum | In English | EL PAÍS

One of the biggest cogs in the Trump machine is InfoWars, an empire led by Alex Jones, a known instigator of conspiracy theories. On Wednesday, broadcaster David Knight falsely claimed that 700 mayors had been arrested in Spain and that the government is preparing an invasion of Catalonia by sea. He then criticized Trump for not supporting secession because “this country [the United States] was founded on the right of self-government and self-determination.”

Source: Catalan referendum: Pro-Russian networks see 2,000% increase in activity in favor of Catalan referendum | In English | EL PAÍS