The social history of the Slovak Republic

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Making fun of the Roma
The Slovak Spectator, 8 September 2003. Anti-Roma humour remains common within the Slovak media and on the Slovak Internet, a fact that reflects the general attitudes of the Slovak population. Such jokes are common in the culture and there is a demand for them.
Unemployment tops 15 % in December
Interfax, 8 January 2004. Slovak unemployment climbed to 15.61 % in December.
Slovak Roma: Don't disciminate, co-operate
By Lucia Kubosova, 14 January 2005. Specially trained police head for the poorest Roma settlements, and the Slovak elite debates new affirmative-action measures designed to lift minorities out of poverty.