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Sunday, 21 April 2013

When the workers' inspiration through the union's blood shall run

'Millions of union members across the country need to realise that they can fight back, that they do have a collective strength and that they need to find the will to use it - because no one else will do it for them' writes UNISON's Joanne Kaye in a Morning Star article to mark the annual conference of the South West TUC. Reviewing the level of struggle against austerity, Joanne calls for geater unity of purpose by unions - rooted in mass membership activity rather than a reliance on leadership calls to action: