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Saturday is the nationwide effort to get customers of big banks to move to community banks or credit unions. The day is part of the Move Your Money and Bank Transfer Day movements, which arose in protest of bank fees such as Bank of America’s debit-fee plan (which has since been toned down). According to reports, at least 650,000 people have already moved their accounts.


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"This idea of freedom and dignity is spreading like wildfire, and at a gathering like the Hajj it's conceivable that the electricity coming from these ideas will be picked up. This is what scares the Saudi bureaucracy." - Akbar Ahmed of Islamic Studies at American University, talking about tensions around the annual Hajj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, because of the Arab Spring. The pilgrimage, which began Friday, is the largest gathering of people on the planet.


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