22 Aug '11, 8pm

Daryl Hannah (@dhlovelife) joins tar sands protest #noKXL

It can be mildly annoying when movie stars get activist, because it usually just means looking sincere while wearing the ribbon color of the day. Which is why it's kind of cool that Daryl Hannah, who has never really stopped defending the environment since she came out of the ocean in 1984, is headed down to the Keystone XL protests where people are being arrested left and right . In the video above, Hannah talks about the importance of civil disobedience to progressive causes. "It's time for all of us to step out of our comfort zone and become these sort of courageous figures who are willing to lay our bodies on the line," she says. Hannah will be going to the protest in "a couple days" and says she might need bail money.

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