In a piece aired on today’s NPR Morning Edition, Geoff Ramsey speaks with Philip Reeves about the current state of Venezuela’s political crisis, and the opposition coalition’s participation in October’s regional elections. He describes the opposition decision to present candidates in gubernatorial elections as part of a strategy to “show that they’re open to confronting the government on its own terms, even in elections that are stacked against them.” Ramsey also expresses concerns that violence from disaffected elements could counter these efforts. Listen below: