This time, Ray and Jock move on from the r/WallStreetBets surge on the GameStop share price. Was the means of protest an effective way to change society? They also discuss challenger banks (or neo-banks) and which institutions they’d trust with their money.

In this episode

0:00 Opening titles
0:14 r/WallStreetBets redux
2:22 Which way will the financial regulator jump?
5:34 Was the intent understood?
8:30 Does the means of protest obscure the message?
9:18 Stability comes out of instability
10:48 Societal change comes from equal access to information
17:25 Challenger banks
24:23 Back to balance of power
27:52 Banking and auditing scandals
29:39 Closing credits

About The Pig Wrestlers

Ray Rafiq is the founder of increasingly larger businesses: Regent Street Cinema, Baker Street Bakery, Wigwamm, GetAgent, Unmortgage.

Jock Busuttil is the founder of Product People Limited, a freelance head of product, author and conference speaker, with over two decades’ experience helping technology companies. (

Recorded on 29 January 2021
Music: Crazy Glue (Instrumental Version) by Josh Woodward (CC-BY 4.0)