It seems clear that some sort of economic collapse is on the way in the U.S., and that would tend to have a domino effect around the world. When that will happen, no one can predict because there are simply to many factors to consider, and it's possible that the triggering event will not even look financial, if you know what I mean.
And remember, there are groups in the United States that are actively trying to take away freedom of speech. If they are successful, a great many blogs and sites with useful information for the prepper minded may simply disappear because they are deemed offensive and alarmist.
Be prepared! Checked out this video from RickVanMan.