"What has been called political common sense over recent decades - that greed is good, inequality doesn’t matter and we can keep treating the planet as a mine and a dumping ground - has been proved to be the exact opposite. It has been a recipe for disaster."

Former leader of the Green Party and former editor of The Guardian Weekly, Baroness Natalie Bennett is also founder of the blog Carnival of Feminists and an active campaigner on women's issues.

Since stepping down as leader of the Greens, Natalie has become a key environmental voice in the House of Lords. She is also currently crowdfunding a book Change Everything, that seeks to challenge the political status-quo.

"Ms Bennett is seen as the new great hope by all those fed up with British politics." The Times