lonewolf, That is just a new word for the same thing. It is all about survival in bad times. Bad times may come in different forums.
In the U. S. were there has been hurricanes or other type of emergencies the people have learned that the government will not get there in time to help you so here the people have become more of the prepare types and store for these emergencies.
Then many are seeing the national debt go to $18 trillion dollars and it is not stopping just keeps on going up. Will there be an end to this? Will the economy collapse? Now the Euro is doing an QE of $60 Billion Euros a month.
Many are seeing the truth behind the lie.