use postcolonial in a sentence.
This statement kind of summarizes the problem: "Basically, the best way to guess who's got which socket is to brush up on your WW1/WW2 history, and to have a deep passion for postcolonial literature.
Oddly enough, a lot of who used to be "white suprematists" are these days are more of the non-hegemonic cultural-separatist types, heavily influenced by postmodernism and postcolonial theory in the "right of Peoples to self-determination" sort of sense (at least those associated with the 'New Right' theorists).
I am not a huge lover of big empires, yet I consider the typical postcolonial argument which goes basically "white people are responsible for everything" as politically motivated and leading to victim mentality, which further inhibits progress.
Of course everything you say about the software industry is true, right down to the "libertarianism and Austrian economics" (I take it you prefer critical race theory and postcolonial studies).
If you're sitting at your computer in San Francisco, you've never been further out of the States than Cancun, and you've gotten your worldview from some professor of Postcolonial Studies that also has never gotten outside of San Francisco, then I don't know what to tell you.
One is that the constant low-level violence in these postcolonial societies is not a consequence of how similar to actual colonial societies they are, but how different they are.