I did it for the kids, says former Baidu communication director Kaiser Kuo in his exit interview on the Sinica podcast. He recently swapped Beijing for Chapel Hill, NC, in the US. I wanted them to be truly bi-cultural, and after learning and submerging in China during their first years, going to college in the US was inevitable. `We planned this move for five years.” While the political climate is not improving, it was not the reason to leave, he says. “It was way worse when I arrived here.”
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