are hairdressers the key to measuring the pulse of the nation?

Sitting in the hairdressers the other evening I was reminded that people tell hairdressers things that they'd never tell a market researcher.  My hairdresser confirmed that his long-term clients tend to be more racist/ sexist/ homophobic/ politically extreme in his chair than is socially acceptable - it's a 'safe space' where they say what they are really … Continue reading are hairdressers the key to measuring the pulse of the nation?

a view on UKIP’s posters

There’s been a bit of a hoo-ha in the press today about UKIP’s new outdoor campaign, some executions of which, it’s been suggested, could be interpreted as racist. Rather than paid for by UKIP itself, the media and creative has been funded by Yorkshire entrepreneur and long-term Euro-sceptic Paul Sykes. But is the campaign racist? … Continue reading a view on UKIP’s posters